Roger Federer recently announced his decision to retire from the sport of tennis after the upcoming Laver Cup. Roger Federer can surely be considered the maestro of the sport.
He redefined the way fans looked at tennis, especially during the Open Era.
It can be said that Federer has completed tennis since he has achieved everything there is to be achieved and has set records which are seemingly impossible to be broken by any current or future tennis star.
All of the members of the tennis fraternity were left heartbroken after his announcement to retire from the sport after the Laver Cup.
Congratulations on a transcendent competitive career. Thank you for being a never-ending source of inspiration. pic.twitter.com/NBsutjkPGl
— Laver Cup (@LaverCup) September 15, 2022
Tennis fans have been hit with yet another bad news pertaining to Roger Federer.
He may not be participating in his last-ever tournament due to his longstanding injury issues. This would mean that he would not be able to play with his mates Novak Djokovic and Rafael Nadal.
It seems that the decision to participate or not will be left hanging by a thread till the last moment. This news was revealed by his fitness coach Pierre Pagnini who further said,
‘He will decide at the last moment,’
‘He’s trained to have as much information as possible about whether it is a good idea or not.’
Roger Federer and his team comprising Rafael Nadal, Novak Djokovic and Andy Murray will be representing Team Europe.
Matteo Berrettini to serve as Roger Federer’s reserve for Laver Cup
Matteo Berrettini who was the finalist at the Wimbledon 2021 will be taking Federer’s place in the team if he fails to participate in the tournament.
The good news is that Roger is already in London for the tournament.
— ATP Tour (@atptour) September 19, 2022
This tournament is special not only for Roger but also for the fans and the players who have considered him as their inspiration for all these years.
The Swiss Maestro was unbeatable in his prime years. He is known for his consistent performances. This tennis fraternity will surely miss the GOAT.