Serena and Sharapova are the female Wimbledon players receiving love on Twitter - despite being knocked out of competition

Following the shock exit of Serena Williams from Wimbledon today at the hands of Sabine Lisicki, Ebuzzing has revealed that she was the most talked about female tennis player on Twitter.

The global platform for online video advertising found that Williams received 4,632 mentions on Twitter over the past week (35.8 per cent of all mentions) while the also out of the running Maria Sharapova is a close second with 4,090 (31.6 per cent).

It was found that 11,616 tweets were sent, but Laura Robson, who also went out of Wimbledon today, was not one of the top 10 most talked about.

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