Fans Across The Globe Hail ‘GOAT’ Roger Federer After He Announces Retirement

Fans Across The Globe Hail ‘GOAT’ Roger Federer After He Announces Retirement

 

Roger Federer, on Thursday, announced his retirement from competitive Tennis as his farewell event will be the Laver Cup in London next week. The 41-year-old won 20 Grand Slam titles in his illustrious career. A series of knee operations forced him out of the Tennis court since Wimbledon 2021.

Federer posted the big news on his social media accounts where he stated that he worked hard to return to competitive tennis in the past couple of years but feels that his body has given him a clear message.

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“The Laver Cup next week in London will be my final ATP event,” he said in a statement posted on his Twitter account.

Federer’s last match anywhere came on July 7, 2021, when he lost at Centre Court in the Wimbledon quarterfinals to Hubert Hurkacz 6-3, 7-6 (4), 6-0.

Soon after, Federer had surgery to repair damage to his meniscus and cartilage in his right knee — his third operation on that knee in a span of 1 1/2 years.

The 41-year-old is ranked among the greatest ever to play the sport of Tennis as he earned the respect of his opponents throughout his career with his brilliance on the tennis court.

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The fans on Twitter hailed the legendary tennis star for his illustrious career as many referred him as the GOAT.

His fellow tennis legend Serena Williams is all but certain not to play again after bowing out of the US Open in the third round this month.

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