After the Laver Cup in London is over, tennis legend Roger Federer will call it quits on his tennis career the following week. The Laver Cup will be the 20-time Grand Slam champion’s final ATP Tour competition, he said on Thursday, September 15. Since the news broke, supporters have expressed their emotions on social media by posting heartfelt goodbyes and recalling fond memories of Federer’s victories. The winning athlete was renowned for more than just his trophy case; he also carried himself with grace.
Virat Kohli, a former Indian cricket captain and the nation’s top batter, was one of the sportspeople who looked up to Federer for motivation. He has also had a few encounters with him, and each time they did, he appeared to be a fan boy. Roger Federer’s Instagram post drew a response from Kohli as well. The greatest of all time, he commented in the comments area. Prince Roger. To show his love and admiration for the departing tennis icon, he also used heart emojis.
Rafael Nadal, a longtime opponent and friend of Roger Federer, also expressed his feelings over the news of his retirement, calling it a sad day for him and all sports fans across the world.
Federer received the following letter from Nadal: “Dear Roger, my friend and rival.” I wished that today had never arrived. For me personally and for sports all throughout the world, today is a sad day.
It has been a pleasure, as well as an honour and a privilege, to spend these years with you and share in all the incredible experiences you have had both on and off the court. In the future, we will have a lot more time to spend together because we still have a tonne of things to accomplish.”
I sincerely hope you enjoy the time you have left with your wife, Mirka, your children, and your family. You can expect me in London.”