Roger Federer’s last match is doubles loss with Rafael Nadal

LONDON (AP) — This day, this match, had to come, of course, for Roger Federer, and for tennis, just as it inevitably must for every athlete in every sport. Federer bid adieu Friday night with one last contest before he heads into retirement at age 41 after a superlative career that included 20 Grand Slam … Read more

Roger Federer’s 10 Most Memorable Matches | ATP Tour

Lists are typically a highly subjective business, but when the subject is Roger Federer, it’s hard to go wrong. The Swiss champion’s extraordinary body of work extends beyond 1,500 matches, 103 titles and 20 major championships. Three of these feature Federer’s greatest rival, Rafael Nadal, with three more opposite Novak Djokovic. David Nalbandian, Andy Roddick, … Read more

Roger Federer playing final match of his career alongside Rafael Nadal at Laver Cup: ‘The most beautiful thing’ | Tennis News

Roger Federer will play the final match of his career partnering Rafael Nadal in doubles at the Laver Cup. Team Europe captain Bjorn Borg granted his wish to compete alongside his oldest and greatest rival, after the 20-time Grand Slam champion said playing with Nadal would be “the most beautiful thing”. Federer, the 20-time major … Read more

The last days of Roger Federer

No sport has generated more bad writing than tennis, and no tennis player has generated more bad writing than Roger Federer. The first part of this claim is more easily explained than the second. For tennis is essentially a simple game with infinite depths, a wormhole of tactics, temperament, angles and character that provides the … Read more

Roger Federer says he won’t walk away from tennis, promising his fans he’ll still be involved in some capacity | Tennis News

Roger Federer says he has “fallen in love with too many things” to walk away from tennis with the 41-year-old vowing to stay involved in some capacity and not become a “ghost”. The 20-time Grand Slam champion announced last week he would bring his professional tennis career to a close after the Laver Cup starting … Read more