Roger Federer announces retirement on Thursday 41-year-old tennis superstar with 20 major titles Roger Federer, who dominated the tennis court for an era, announced his retirement from tennis on Thursday.
Grand Slam Roger Federer, the greatest men’s tennis player of all time, decided to give it up when it came to playing in Grand Slams and the ATP tour. Federer retires from competitive tennis (September 15) 20 grand-slams in his colorful career and considered among the sport’s GOATS
“I’m 41 years old, I’ve played over 1,500 matches in 24 years and tennis has treated me with great kindness that I never dreamed of,” Federer stated in a video posted on social media, “and now when The time has come for me to recognize the end of my competitive career.”
In addition to the fans, Federer also thanked his wife Mirka. He spoke about the role of Federer’s wife in his career who has stood by him every minute. She wrote: “He warmed me up before finals, watched countless matches even from over 8 months pregnant and put up with my team on the road for over 20 years.”
The Laver Cup in London next week will be Federer’s last ATP event.
Federer thanked his fans and competitors during his retirement announcement and said that at 41, he felt it was time to call it quits.