Legendary tennis player Roger Federer has announced his retirement. Federer, 41, announced his retirement on a social media post. He wrote in a social media post, I am giving a news for all of you. I am 41 years old and I think now I should retire from professional tennis.
Roger Federer will be seen for the last time in Laver Cup 2022
Roger Federer will be seen playing on the tennis court for the last time in the Laver Cup 2022. Announcing his retirement, he said, I will retire from professional tennis after Laver Cup 2022. He wrote in his social media post, My friends, my competitors and fans, who consider tennis as their life, today I want to share some news with all of you. In the last three years, I faced a lot of challenges in the form of injuries and surgeries. Although I worked hard to get back into competition, I also know the capabilities and limitations of my body. And I realized this in recent days. I have turned 41 years old. I have played more than 1500 matches in a career spanning 24 years. I thought I should end my career now.
Roger Federer gave 24 years to tennis, became Grand Slam champion 20 times
Roger Federer gave his 24 years to tennis. He became the Grand Slam champion 20 times in his career. Federer is joint second in terms of winning the most Grand Slam titles in men's singles tennis. He has played 1500 tennis matches in his career of 24 years.
Federer out of court since 2021
Roger Federer has not appeared on the court since playing Wimbledon in 2021. After this he had several knee surgeries. Federer is troubled by injury and surgery.