A day after heading into retirement, Roger Federer was back on the Laver Cup sideline Saturday, offering coaching tips during a win by his Team Europe singles fill-in, Matteo Berrettini, and chatting with Novak Djokovic during his first match in months.
The NBA superstar appreciated the emotional moment shared by the two tennis legends. Roger Federer played his final professional match on Friday night, falling in doubles play alongside longtime rival Rafael Nadal to Americans Frances Tiafoe and Jack Sock at the Laver Cup on Friday in London.
Los Angeles Lakers superstar LeBron James reacted to viral Laver Cup moment of Roger Federer and Rafael Nadal crying. The sporting world witnessed one of the biggest sporting personalities in Roger Federer play the last game of his professional tennis career tonight.
The Swiss legend’s biggest rival had only kind words to say after the duo’s doubles loss spelled the end of Federer’s career. There was likely not a dry eye inside The O2 Arena Roger Federer’s tennis career came to a close in the 2022 Laver Cup.
Tennis legend Roger Federer has played the final match of his storied career. On Friday, Federer stepped onto the court one last time, participating in the Laver Cup international tournament in London, England. After he and doubles partner Rafael Nadal fell to Jack Sock and Frances Tiafoe, Federer took center stage.
Hours before the Roger Federer last match extravaganza kicked off at the 2022 Laver Cup, an eventgoer took to the court and stunningly set their arm on fire in what was reportedly in protest of climate change.
Roger Federer has discussed his future plans following retirement, and he says they could lead him into to commentary box. Federer will hang up his racket after the Laver Cup after he finally admitted defeat in his three-year battle to overcome a knee injury.
Roger Federer plans only a one-match appearance in doubles play Friday at the Laver Cup before making his retirement from tennis official. Federer said Wednesday in London that Laver Cup officials agreed to allow him to appear in a match of his choosing, altering rules of the event to grant Federer's wish for the final sendoff.
Men's tennis legend Roger Federer announced his upcoming retirement last week. The 20-time Grand Slam victor will take the court one final time on Friday in doubles play at the Laver Cup and is hoping to share his final games alongside longtime rival and friend, Rafael Nadal.
World number one Carlos Alcaraz has paid tribute to the soon-to-be-retired Roger Federer, describing him as the epitome of ‘pre talent, class and elegance.’ Federer will hang up his racket after the Laver Cup this weekend after he called time on his three-year battle with a serious knee injury.
Roger Federer followed Serena Williams to the exit, leaving competitive tennis at age 41 as one of the most decorated players of all-time. Federer, who has 20 Grand Slam titles, plans a farewell appearance at the Laver Cup in London next week.