Roger Federer Retirement: Roger Federer bids farewell to the tennis court. He played his last match on the Laver Cup court in London. Significantly, in men’s singles, there is no crown.
Roger Federer Retirement: Roger Federer bids farewell to the tennis court. He played his last match on the Laver Cup court in London. Interestingly, the uncrowned king in men’s singles played his last match against Swiss bull Rafael Nadal in doubles. But Federer-Nadal lost in this farewell match. This super pair, who had a rough start, lost 4-6, 7-6(2), 11-9 in the hands of Frances Tiafoe-Jack Sack. Meanwhile, the fans were eagerly waiting for Federer to win his last match. But that didn’t happen. After this match, the entire tennis court was filled with tears and emotions. Nadal, who shared the court with Federer in the last match, wept bitterly. Along with them, star players like Djokovic and Murray as well as tournament organizers and spectators also shed tears.
— Laver Cup (@LaverCup) September 24, 2022
Speaking after the match, Federer said, ‘This is a very big day for me. I am not sad to say goodbye to tennis. I am very happy to stand here. Playing the last match among fans, family members and friends is an unforgettable experience. Thank you to everyone who has encouraged me for so many years,’ the Swiss star became emotional. It is known that 41-year-old Federer announced his retirement through social media last week. In a pre-Cup press conference, Laver said his dream was to play doubles with Rafael Nadal. Palikadi is a legend player who recently realized his dream and said goodbye to tennis.
— ATP Tour (@atptour) September 23, 2022
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