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An absolute shock and surprise to the tennis world. 365 days ago, Roger Federer ended his career. He announced via social networks that the Laver Cup in London would be his last game.
“As many of you know, the past three years have presented me with challenges with injuries and surgeries. I have been working hard to return to full competitive fitness. But I also know what my body is capable of and what its limits are. “I’ve made that message clear recently,” said the Swiss.
“I am 41 years old. In 24 years I have played more than 1,500 matches. Tennis has been more generous to me than I imagined and now I have to recognize when it is time to end my career,” he added .
20 Grand Slam championships, 103 ATP championships, Olympic singles bronze medals and doubles gold medals, Davis Cup championships and 6 ATP finals championships, the glory of world sports has just walked out of the door.
With his right knee injured and unable to recover, he assured that he was still alive “An amazing adventure” But the past few years have meant “The challenges that come with injuries and surgeries.”
Today, he spends his time traveling from tribute to tribute, enjoying travel and events like a pampered spectator.Yes, it was in the past and it will be in the future Roger Federer.