Roger Federer, the famous and talented 41-year-old Swiss player hasn’t competed in a match since last year’s Wimbledon despite having 20 Grand Slam titles and being widely considered as the greatest racket player history.
Roger Federer Retirement:
Federer wrote in an Instagram post, as many of you know, the previous three years have provided me tremendous hurdles in the shape of injuries and operations.
I’ve put a lot of effort into getting back to my best for competition. The message my body has been sending me lately is clear, but I am also aware of its potential and limitations. I’m a 41-year-old man.
Following his victory at Wimbledon in 2003, when he won his first Grand Slam championship, Federer went on to dominate men’s tennis. However, in recent years, Federer has struggled with ailments.
He lost in the quarterfinals of the 2021 Wimbledon to Hubert Hurkacz of Poland after having three leg surgeries in the previous two years.
Rafa Nadal and Roger Federer will play matches at the Laver Cup in London, and Federer had previously stated that he intended to rejoin the tour at that time. Additionally, he had intended to participate in the indoor Swiss event in Basel.
Tennis enthusiasts fear that the sport is beginning to see the end of its golden period as a result of Serena Williams’ impending retirement following her heartbreaking U.S. Open exit earlier this month and Federer’s declaration.
After winning his first Grand Slam championship at Wimbledon in 2003 and developing exciting confrontations with Rafa Nadal and Novak Djokovic, Federer dominated men’s tennis for several years. However, in recent years,
Federer has struggled with injuries. His last tournament game was a quarterfinal loss to Hubert Hurkacz of Poland at the 2021 Wimbledon.
Grassroots champion Nadal, who has won 22 titles, posted on Twitter. It has been a pleasure, as well as an honor and a privilege, to spend these seasons with you, experiencing so many incredible moments both on and off the court.
We will have a lot more times to spend each other in the future because there are still a number of activities to do. I sincerely hope you enjoy the time you have left with your wife, Mirka, your children, and your family. Let’s meet up in London.
When Roger Federer revealed on Thursday that he will stop playing competitive tennis after next week’s Laver Cup in London, he confirmed what tennis fans all over the world had long feared.
The 41-year-old Swiss, who owns 20 Grand Slam titles and is widely regarded as the greatest player to ever pick up a racket, hasn’t competed since Wimbledon of last year.
Federer wrote in an Instagram post in which he told everyone regarding his retirement. However, people were extremely sad and also shocked. But what to say?
The show must go on! One has to retire someday right? So he encouraged them to be excited for the next coming years and enjoy the last game!