One of the greatest tennis players, Roger Federer, who has won 20 Grand Slam singles titles, has announced his retirement from the sport.
Roger Federer announces retirement
He will compete in his final ATP event at next week’s Laver Cup. My final ATP tour match will be the Laver Cup in a month, Roger Federer announced that he would stop competing in Grand Slam events and the circuit.
Following his victory at Wimbledon in 2003, when he won his first Grand Slam championship, Federer went on to dominate men’s tennis. Federer has, however, had a history of ailments in recent years. At Wimbledon in 2021, he lost to Hubert Hurkacz of Poland in the quarterfinals, which was his final competitive match. the 2021 Wimbledon quarterfinal loss to Hubert Hurkacz of Poland was his final match in a competitive setting.. He has had three knee operations in the past two years.
When Federer links up with longtime foe and friend Rafa Nadal to play doubles at the Laver Cup in London, he has previously stated he intends to make a comeback to the tour.
In Basel, Switzerland, he had also intended to compete in the Swiss indoor event. When Federer defeated American legend Pete Sampras en route to Wimbledon’s quarterfinals in 2001, he first made a case for his unique talent. In order to start his Grand Slam collection two years later, he defeated Mark Philippoussis on Wimbledon’s Centre Court.
Federer went on to win seven additional Wimbledon championships, five U.S. Open crowns, six Australian titles, and one French Open victory in 2009 to complete his career Grand Slam.
The number of weeks he spent at the top of the world rankings (237) was also a record that he set. The only thing that his impressive résumé is lacking is an Olympic singles gold medal (he lost to Andy Murray in the 2012 final).