Roger Federer revealed last week that he would retire from professional tennis after the Laver Cup, which begins on Friday at the O2 Arena in London.
After being named to Team Europe for the 2022 Laver Cup in London, Roger Federer has announced that it will be his final professional tennis tournament.
However, the 20-time Grand Slam singles champion insists that he will continue to be a familiar face on the tennis circuit, though he is unsure in what capacity.
After retiring from competitive Tennis, tennis legend, Roger Federer promised his fans that he would remain in the game and would “not be a ghost.”
Last week, the 20-time Grand Slam champion announced his retirement from competitive Tennis after the Laver Cup, which begins on Friday at London’s O2 Arena.
Federer struggled with a knee injury since his last competitive match at Wimbledon, where he lost to Hubert Hurkacz the previous year in the quarterfinals.
The star tennis player admitted that he has fallen in love with the game and finds it difficult to separate himself from it.
Roger Federer has told fans that he will not be a “ghost” and plans to remain active in the tennis world as he prepares to retire.
Tennis has impacted the player’s life and how it has shaped who they are today.
However, while the 41-year-old insists that the Laver Cup will be his final appearance on the tour, he’s not sure how he wants to continue participating in the sport.
“I mentioned Bjorn Borg. I don’t believe he’s played at Wimbledon in 25 years. I don’t think he’s that guy, and Tennis has given me far too much.
I’ve been playing for far too long.” “I’ve fallen in love with too many things,” Federer quoted.
Roger expressed a desire to be involved with the game and be around people because he enjoyed doing so and needed time to decide in what capacity he would return.
“I enjoy seeing people again, and I wanted the fans to know that they will see me again.” Not any longer. I’m not sure what it could be or in what capacity. So I’m still going to have to.
“Think about it for a minute, but give me some time,” Federer said.
The Swiss legend also explained his thought process before announcing his retirement.
To my tennis family and beyond,
— Roger Federer (@rogerfederer) September 15, 2022
“It was time for me to call it quits. A moment like this, I believe, does not happen overnight. It was an emotional process that I believe we handled well with the help of my family, team, and closest friends.”
Everything went smoothly, and we are now in the Laver Cup. But it’s been a very unusual few weeks for me,” Federer said.
The tennis legend plans to compete in the Laver Cup in his final match before retiring from his long and illustrious career.
Twitter On Roger Federer Retirement
— Roger Federer (@rogerfederer) September 22, 2022
Full Video of Roger Federer’s Interview – ‘Today’ on NBC done by Savannah Guthrie. It aired this morning here in the United States🇺🇸 Wednesday September 21, 2022. #RogerFederer will play his final competitive match (doubles only) at the #LaverCup in #London this Friday. #RForever pic.twitter.com/qNMIIKmnLQ
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103 singles titles
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$103M in career prize money
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Why would he make us cry at midnight😔💔 Anyways the rivalry between him and Nadal was one of the best in sports cos it was more of a friendship❤️ #rogerfederer pic.twitter.com/b2kD1sWIpM https://t.co/jWW1ARnmsO
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