Roger Federer to retire from tennis after Laver Cup

London, 15/9: Roger Federer, regarded by many as the greatest male player to wield a tennis racket and who took the sport to new levels during a career spanning more than two decades, has announced he will retire after next week’s Laver Cup in London.

The 41-year-old, who won 20 Grand Slam singles titles and re-defined a sport with his artistry and grace, broke the news tennis fans across the world have feared in a lengthy statement on Thursday.


A knee injury meant he has not played a match since losing at last year’s Wimbledon although many still believed he could come back for one last golden farewell.

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