Roger Federer Retires
After 22 years, Roger Federer, 41 years old tennis star announced his retirement following next week’s Laver Cup in London from the sport on Thursday, September 15. The legendary Swiss tennis player will appear on the Tennis court in a professional tournament for the last time in next week’s Laver Cup.
He is one of the greatest Players. His winning was
He holds the record for 310 weeks.
He holds the record of spending the most consecutive weeks of 237 weeks out of total of 310 weeks at the top of the ATP World Rankings.
Total 103 ATP singles titles including,
Roger Federer won 8 times at Wimbledon.
Roger Federer won 6 Australian Open.
Roger Federer won 5 US Opens.
Roger Federer won 1 French Open title.
Since 2003, He and the Big Three have won 63 of the past 77 Grand Slam titles.
In 2009, Federer passed his idol Pete Sampras’s Grand Slam record of 14 when he won Wimbledon.
In 2018, he won his last Grand Slam, the 20th time by capturing the Australian Open.
Federer’s last match was on July 2021, after that he didn’t compete. When he lost in the Wimbledon quarterfinals. It was not shocking.
In one video statement on his social media accounts, Federer opened up on his struggles with injuries and surgeries in the last three years and claimed that it is time to end his career.
“Tennis has treated me more generously than I ever would have dreamt,”
“To the game of tennis: I love you and will never leave you.”
The seventh highest-paid athlete in the world, Federer earned last year around $90 million in endorsements and the second most-endorsed athlete, LeBron James, earned $80 million in endorsements.
In his, whole 24 years of career, He earned $130.6 million in prize money on the court.
Roger Federer net worth is $550 million.
Federer revealed that he will continue to play the sport but it will not be at Grand Slams or the tours.”
Since past three years have shown me challenges in the form of injuries and surgeries. I always tried to work hard. But the body always has capacities and limits.
As per Federer, next week’s The Laver Cup in London will be his final ATP event.
Yes, of course, I will not stop playing tennis in the future, but not in Grands Slams or on the tour,”.
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