Federer declared that his farewell encounter will be at the upcoming Laver Cup competition, which begins next week in London.
federer Said and 41 year old. Throughout a 24-year period, played more than 1,500 matches.
I have experienced joy and suffering, tears and laughter. Most of all I have felt incredibly alive.
Tennis has been more generous to me than I could have ever imagined, but now I have to decide when to call it quits on my competitive career.
Dear Roger, my friend and rival, I wish this day had never arrived, 36-year-old Nadal wrote on Twitter. It's a depressing day for both me personally and athletics worldwide.
Nadal, 36, wrote on Twitter, "Dear Roger, my friend and rival, I wish this day would never have arrived. It's a terrible day for me personally and for sports throughout the world."
"Finally, to the game of tennis: I love you and will never leave you," Federer said in his closing statement.
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