Roger Federer: Swiss tennis star publicizes his retirement

Swiss tennis nice Roger Federer has introduced his retirement.

The 41-year-old has not competed since Wimbledon in July 2021. He has had a collection of knee operations.

Federer posted the information on Twitter, saying his farewell occasion would be the Laver Cup in London subsequent week. That may be a workforce occasion run by his administration firm.

This information comes simply days after the tip of the US Open, which was anticipated to be the final event of 23-time main champion Serena Williams’ profession.

“As a lot of you recognize, the previous three years have offered me with challenges within the type of accidents and surgical procedures,” wrote Federer. “I’ve labored onerous to return to full aggressive kind. However I additionally know my physique’s capacities and limits, and its message to me these days has been clear. I’m 41 years outdated. I’ve performed greater than 1,500 matches over 24 years. 

“Tennis has handled me extra generously than I ever would have dreamt, and now I need to recognise when its time to finish my aggressive profession.”

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