Roger Federer thanked the fans through an emotional social media post.
He will retire from professional tennis after the Laver Cup next week.
Federer has won 20 Grand Slam titles in a career spanning 24 years.
New Delhi: Legendary tennis player Roger Federer has announced his retirement from tennis. After this, his fans have become sad and his post has become viral on social media. His fans are surprised and disappointed by this sudden decision. Respecting his decision, Indian pacer Jasprit Bumrah wrote, “One of the greatest athletes to ever grace the game. It’s an honor to watch you play, a sporting icon around the world. Thanks, Roger.” Bumrah has expressed his feelings by reposting his video message.
Let us tell you that Roger Federer told through a social media post that he will retire from professional tennis after the Laver Cup next week. He said that this will be my last ATP event. Federer has won 20 Grand Slam titles and is considered one of the greatest players in the world. He is at number three among those who have won the most Grand Slam titles. Federer has thanked his fans and players through video messages. After this, the fans are continuously thanking him by sharing pictures and videos on social media.
Indian pacer Jasprit Bumrah has described him as one of the greatest athletes.
Indian tennis player Somdevvarman wrote, “If an iron throne had been made for tennis, Roger would have sat on it forever.”
Thank you for the memories and happiness it has given: Wimbledon
Regarding Roger Federer, Wimbledon said in a post, “Roger, where do we begin? It has been a privilege to witness your journey and watch you become a champion in every sense.” He further writes.. “We will greatly miss seeing you grace our tennis courts, but for now all we can say is thank you for the memories and happiness you have given to so many.
FIRST PUBLISHED : September 15, 2022, 20:53 IST