The 41-year-old Roger Federer of Switzerland has announced his retirement from playing tennis, citing signs from his body. In recent years, Federer has had to contend with operations, injuries, and a growing field of youthful competitors.
Federer stated in a video statement published on Thursday that his body’s “message to me lately has been obvious” and added, I have played more than 1,500 matches over 24 years. Next week, in the Laver Cup in London, he will compete in his final ATP competition.
Roger Federer has won twenty Grand Slam singles titles, including eight at Wimbledon.
The ATP reports that Roger Federer has gathered more than 100 championships overall throughout his career and a record of 1,251-275. The fact that he never abandoned a match, whether it was in singles or doubles, is also mentioned.
Roger Federer has incredible consistency at the top of the sport thanks to his tremendous abilities. He held the top spot for 237 straight weeks at one time, an ATP record. He attained the title of the oldest man in the category in 2018.
Roger Federer won 41 straight games earlier in his career. It started the year after he won 24 straight competition finals from 2003 to 2005.
Roger Federer, who began playing tennis when he was 8 years old, recalled his first experiences with professional tennis as a young ball boy in Basel, Switzerland, and how amazed he felt when he saw players. He asserted that it encouraged him to consider his own place in the game and spurred him to work very hard to achieve those objectives.
Federer reflected on the highs and lows of competing in his sport in more than 40 nations. He called his last 24 years on the circuit “a wonderful trip.”
Let’s return to the tennis match by saying, “I love you, and I’ll never leave you.”
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