Roger Federer dominated tennis
Sept 15 – Roger Federer is a greatest tennis player, during his career of more than two decades he won many titles. The star will retire from tennis after Laver Cup which will be played in London next week. The tennis player is among best players of tennis history.
In his statement given on Thursday he announced his retirement after a match played in London, Roger Federer is 41 years old, he has 20 Grand Slam singles under his name, he reshaped the sport with his creativity and grace. He spoke to his fans, gave lengthy statement on Thursday he announced his retirement.
He did not played a match due to knee injury, he faced loss in his last match, he played his last match in Wimbledon, even though many fans hoped that he will come back and it will be a golden farewell. He said his age has finally give up, and he cannot play more tennis.
Posted about his retirement on Social media
The tennis star Federer posted a statement on social media, he said from the last three years I have gone through injuries and surgeries, he says I have faced challenges with my health.
The tennis star has played more than 1,500 matches in his 24 years career, he have put up effort to be back in competitive form, according to the player, he know his capacities and limits. He come to know about it recently that his body has given up and I will retire from the tennis sport. He said Tennis has treated me bigheartedly which I have never dreamt, and I must accept that it is a end of my competitive career. He will play his last match in the Laver Cup, it will be his last event.
Earlier this month he have seen end of Serena Williams’ tennis career, it was emotional U.S. Open retirement. After Federer announced his retirement, it is the end of a golden era, this leaves the sport glaring.
Faced injuries in recent years
Federer has gone through injuries in recent years, the star won his first title in 2003 in Wimbledon, the star shares rivalries with two other tennis star, Rafa Nadal and Novak Djokovic. Federer ruled the sport tennis for several years.
He lose a match against Poland’s Hubert Hurkacz at the 2021 Wimbledon, he has encounter with three knee operations in the last couple of years. The star faced a quarter- final defeat.
Federer has planned to play in the Swiss indoors tournament, which is situated in Basel. He has planned to return to the tour after team up with long time rival and friend Nadal in the Laver Cup.
“I wish this day would have never come. It’s a sad day for me personally and for sports around the world,” Nadal, who has eclipsed Federer by winning 22 Grand Slam titles, wrote on Twitter. “It’s been a pleasure but also an honour and privilege to share all these years with you, living so many amazing moments on and off the court.
“We will have many more moments to share together in the future, there are still lots of things to do.
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