From young rebel to global icon, Federer calls time on tennis

From racquet-smashing enfant terrible with a bad attitude and ill-advised ponytail to universally respected role model and modern icon, Roger Federer has attained almost saintly status. More than 19 years after winning his first Grand Slam title at Wimbledon in 2003, which set him on the road to being acclaimed as the greatest player of … Read more

Keep your options open after retiring — à la Roger Federer, Serena Williams and Tom Brady

By Alessandra Malito Some of the biggest stars in sports have been retiring of late. As with many other people these days, their retirements may not be forever. Americans across the country — many of whom are celebrities — are jumping on the “unretirement” trend, where they leave the workforce only to come back. Anyone … Read more

‘This Has Me Sobbing…’- American Tennis Prodigy Coco Gauff Joins Millions of Fans to Witness History Created by Roger Federer and Rafael Nadal

The American tennis star, Coco Gauff, has long been inspired by the 20 grand slam title winner, Roger Federer. She has previously stated that she grew up watching the Swiss tennis legend. Gauff even received tennis advice from Federer. However, she was overwhelmed with emotion when Federer announced his decision to retire from tennis. Recently, … Read more

Team Europe take charge of Laver Cup as Roger Federer watches

Team Europe’s Matteo Berrettini downed Team World’s Felix Auger-Aliassime in the Laver Cup on Saturday to give Team Europe the edge. With Roger Federer watching from courtside, Berrettini proved a capable replacement for the Swiss as he triumphed in a tight contest against Auger-Aliassime that went to 7-6 (13/11), 4-6 and 10/7 in the match … Read more

Roger Federer finishes legendary career with doubles match alongside Rafael Nadal

Roger Federer’s legendary career ended in a way that was only too fitting: alongside Rafael Nadal. The Swiss tennis legend played the final match of his professional career at the 2022 Laver Cup on Friday in London, opting to take the court with Nadal as his partner in a doubles match against Americans Frances Tiafoe … Read more

Roger Federer emotional as he bids farewell to professional tennis

Roger Federer lost his final match (John Walton/PA) A tearful Roger Federer paid tribute to his wife Mirka and declared himself “happy and not sad” despite bringing his professional career to an end with defeat in the Laver Cup doubles alongside Rafael Nadal. The 20-time grand-slam champion announced last week he would bow out from … Read more

Roger Federer fights through tears as he bids farewell to professional tennis

The 20-time grand-slam champion announced last week he would bow out from competitive tennis with one final match at the Ryder Cup-style competition which was his brainchild. London was the destination for the fifth edition of the Laver Cup, the city for some of Federer’s greatest triumphs, but the Swiss superstar could not add one … Read more

Federer and Nadal vs Tiafoe and Sock Laver Cup Highlights: Federer, Nadal go down in Swiss legend’s final match

Sep 24, 2022 05:12 AM IST A tearful Federer speaks… “It’s been a wonderful day. I’m happy not sad,” he said. “Feels great to be here, and I enjoyed doing everything one last time. Funny enough, with all the matches, fans, family, friends, I didn’t feel much stress. Happy I made it through the match. … Read more

Tennis week in preview: Roger Federer to bid adieu to tennis at the Laver Cup, Naomi Osaka and Emma Raducanu headline tournaments in Asia, Daniil Medvedev returns to action in Metz

Roger Federer’s retirement announcement shook the world last week. The upcoming Laver Cup will be his swansong as the Swiss maestro bids farewell to the sport he has played for more than two decades. The tournament will also feature Rafael Nadal, Novak Djokovic and Andy Murray, who’ll be his teammates. While Federer will dominate the … Read more

Roger Federer Bids Emotional Farewell To Tennis At Laver Cup

Roger Federer will bring the curtain down on his spectacular career in a “super special” match alongside long-time rival Rafael Nadal at the Laver Cup in London on Friday. The 20-time Grand Slam champion, dogged by a knee injury, has not played since the 2021 Wimbledon quarter-finals and last week announced his retirement at the … Read more