Roger Federer ended his career with his biggest rivals Novak Djokovic and Rafael Nadal.
The legendary Swiss tennis player played his last match on Friday at the Laver Cup. In doubles with Nadal, he lost to Jack Sock and Francis Tiafoe.
Mirka Federer had a particularly difficult evening because of the tennis legend’s farewell.
After the match, the 41-year-old pointed out through tears that he is happy after a “journey” filled with numerous successes.
Roger Federer, one of the best tennis players of all time at the exhibition Laver Cup, said goodbye to active playing.
His farewell marked the end of an era, which caused emotional reactions from everyone who found themselves at the O2 Arena in London. Even his biggest rivals were not immune, so Djokovic and Nadal also shed tears.
It is particularly interesting that Novak held on for a long time. Tsitsipas, Rude, Roger… Everyone was crying, except for Novak. When this atmosphere reached its peak, Djokovic also broke down.
He couldn’t contain himself, he put his hands on Roger’s shoulders and expressed his emotions – everything stopped in that moment, the whole rivalry and the fight for the status of the greatest time, but with the gentlemanliness of tennis.
Federer finished his career with 103 titles won, 20 of which were Grand Slams. He spent 310 weeks at the top of the ATP list.