By Puneet Chaudhary - September 24, 2022
LondonOne hour ago
Rafael Nadal also got emotional after Federer’s farewell match. Both are good friends.
One of tennis’s all-time greats, Roger Federer said goodbye to the court on Friday. As announced earlier, the 41-year-old Swiss star played his last international match in the Laver Cup. However, they lost. In this men’s doubles match, Federer, who came out with his friend Rafael Nadal, was defeated 6-4, 6-7, 9-11 by Frances Tiafo and Jack Sock of America.
After losing the last match, he got emotional on the court and said crying – ‘I am not sad… I am happy.’ But, there were tears in his eyes. Federer, standing in the middle of the tennis court, raised both his hands and greeted the fans. Then the Serbian star met Novak Djokovic. During this, his partner Nadal also appeared emotional.
During his farewell, Federer was sometimes seen laughing and crying emotionally.
Announced on 15 September
See Federer’s grand farewell in pictures…
Some took farewell in this style to champion Roger Federer.
Federer greeted his fans by raising both hands.
The players threw Federer in the air after the match.
Many stalwarts of the tennis world, including Big-3, attended Federer’s farewell match.
Federer with fellow tennis players after the Laver Cup match.
Roger Federer with his family during emotional moments.
Emotional Federer after the farewell match. He has won more than 100 ATP titles.
After the Farewell match, Federer got emotional and started crying.
Federer returns during the match. Lost this match 4-6, 7-6(2), 11-9.
Final Service of Roger Federer.
Before Federer’s farewell match, a fan protested by lighting a fire in the court.