After several knee surgeries, Roger Federer announced his retirement from competitive tennis at 41. During his career, he won 20 Grand Slam titles, spent five seasons ranked No. 1, and, together with rivals Rafael Nadal and Novak Djokovic, helped to establish a golden era of men’s tennis.
On Thursday, Federer wrote on his social media platforms, “As many of you know, the previous three years have given me hardships in the shape of injuries and operations.” “I’ve put in a lot of effort to be back in top competitive shape. The message my body has been sending me lately is clear, but I am also aware of its potential and limitations.
Only contemporary players Nadal (22) and Djokovic have more Grand Slam victories (20) than Federer (21).
Tennis player Roger Federer said he still plans to compete, “just not in Grand Slams or on the circuit.” He confirmed in mid-August that he had undergone another knee surgery after not participating in a competitive match since reaching the Wimbledon quarterfinals in 2021.
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However, he had made an appearance at a celebration honoring Centre Court’s 100th birthday at the All England Club in July and expressed a desire to return to play there “one more time.” Additionally, he had stated that he would make a comeback to the competition at the October Swiss Indoors.
They participate in the Laver Cup in London from September 23–25 as a member of Team Europe. The three-day team competition, managed by Federer’s management firm and named after the great Australian Rod Laver, pits six of Europe’s best players against six from the rest of the world.
The Associated Press was informed by Tony Godsick, Federer’s agent since 2005, that the tennis player has been experiencing difficulties with his most recent knee surgery recovery.