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Laver Cup: World’s legendary tennis player Roger Federer on Friday retired from tennis after losing in the Laver Cup, the last tournament of his career. In this final tournament, Federer teamed up with Rafael Nadal. Federer lost 4-6, 7-6(2), 11-9 in this match against America’s Frances Tiafo and Jack Sock.
Roger Federer appeared very emotional after the match. There were glimpses of tears in his eyes. Standing in the middle of the tennis court, he raised both his hands and greeted the people. After this Novak met Djokovic. During this, Rafael Nadal also felt emotional after feeling the moments of Federer’s departure.
Federer had lost in his last professional match against Poland’s Hubert Hurkaz in the quarterfinals of Wimbledon. He could not play for long due to knee problem. Federer will not compete in a singles match in the Laver Cup.
At the same time, 41-year-old Federer said, “I do not know whether I will be able to play well or not, but I will definitely try.” This is a different experience. I am happy to see him (Nadal) in my team and not play against him.”
Nadal, on the other hand, had said that he was looking forward to an “unforgettable” match with his Swiss rival. “The most important players in my tennis career are now leaving the game. This moment will be difficult. I am so excited and grateful to be playing with him.”