Mumbai (Maharashtra) [India]September 15 (ANI): Twenty-time Grand Slam winner Roger Federer announced Thursday that he will retire after the Laver Cup in London.
Federer broke the news in a lengthy post on social media, saying, “I am 41 years old and have played over 1,500 matches in 24 years. Tennis has treated me more generously than I could have dreamed.” says.
Soon after the announcement, social media exploded with congratulatory messages praising Federer for his rich contributions to the sport. Bollywood celebrities have also reacted to Federer’s retirement.
Actor Anushka Sharma shared the news on his Instagram story.
“Genius,” she wrote, adding a red heartbreak emoji.
Anushka’s husband, cricketer Virat Kohli, also reacted to the news, sharing a tribute to the ace tennis player. King roger and heart emoji
Kareena Kapoor Khan called Federer a ‘legend’.
“A legend. My all-time favorite. What an amazing human being,” Dia Mirza wrote on her Instagram story.
Federer’s decision to retire has made Pooja Hegde emotional.
“I can’t… but what a legacy,” she wrote on her Instagram story with a crying emoji.
Federer completed his first Grand Slam at Wimbledon in 2003. After that, he won the Australian Open six times, the French Open one time, Wimbledon eight times and the US Open five times.
“Next week’s Laver Cup will be my last ATP event. Of course, I’ll be playing more tennis in the future, but it’s not a Grand Slam or the Tour. This is a bittersweet decision because I miss everything I got from the Tour.” But at the same time, I have a lot to celebrate.I consider myself one of the luckiest people on the planet.I was given a special gift to play tennis that I never could have imagined. At the level, I played tennis far longer than I thought possible,” Federer said in a note.
“I want to give a special thanks to my wonderful wife, Mirka, who spent every moment with me. , for over 20 years I have endured the goofy side of traveling with my team, and I also want to thank my four wonderful children who have supported me.(Ani)
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