The Swiss great Roger Federer announced his retirement this year. Many tennis fans around the world were devastated by his decision. He is widely regarded as the All-Time Greatest Tennis Player.
The 41-year-old tennis legend played his final professional match in doubles at the Laver Cup. The pair of Roger Federer and Rafael Nadal lost the game, but their chemistry won millions of hearts.
Roger Federer is without a doubt one of the most decorated players in history. He has 20 Grand Slam titles, eight Wimbledon titles, and 103 career tournament victories, which adds to his impressive resume.
The ATP ranked him No.1 for 310 weeks, including a record 237 consecutive weeks. Roger Federer has also finished the year as the number one player five times in his career. In terms of Grand Slam titles, he is only behind Rafael Nadal and Djokovic.
Why is Roger Federer the most loved tennis player?
Roger Federer’s ability to remain calm in any situation has earned him a large number of fans. He possessed all of the tennis abilities. Many consider him to be the most complete tennis player the world has ever seen.
He had a successful career spanning two decades. His aggressive demeanor and elegant playing style were unrivalled. He has won Wimbledon eight times, the most of any player in tennis history.
The ‘big three of tennis, Roger Federer, Rafael Nadal, and Novak Djokovic, ruled the world for more than a decade. Roger Federer has also won six Australian Opens and five US Opens.
Despite being the greatest rivals, Novak Djokovic and Rafael Nadal became emotional during their last match, demonstrating their mutual respect for one another.
Federer’s life after retirement
The ‘Big Three’ is a common nickname in tennis for the trio of Roger Federer, Rafael Nadal, and Novak Djokovic, each of whom is regarded as one of the greatest players of all time. They played for Team Europe in the Laver Cup 2022, Federer’s final tournament.
Roger Federer has admitted that he will not be away from tennis for long. He would like to play exhibition matches as well as commentate on Wimbledon matches. He also stated that he has no plans to return to professional tennis.
Now that he has retired from professional tennis, he has all the time in the world to devote to his family. He recently returned from a family trip to Tokyo. Nonetheless, his fans would give anything to see him perform one last time.