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Federer said goodbye to tennis

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  • 16 September, 2022 10:30:53

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Sports Desk: Swiss star Roger Federer has finally said goodbye to his tennis career. The Lever Cup, which starts a few days later, is going to be his last ATP tournament. Roger Federer himself confirmed the matter. Roger Federer confirmed this in a post on his handle on social media Instagram on Thursday (September 15). The Swiss star last played in 2021 Wimbledon. Since this tournament, he has been sidelined due to a knee injury. At that time, it was thought that he might say goodbye to tennis. Everyone was surprised and said that he wants to return to the field again. Finally, he is going to say goodbye by returning to the field. A few days later, the Laver Cup will be held in London. At the end of this ATP tournament, you will pick up the tennis racket. This Swiss star started his professional career in 1998 at the age of 16. Having won 20 Grand Slam titles in his career, Federer tasted his first Grand Slam win in 2003. Won the Wimbledon title for the first time that year. He is the owner of maximum 8 titles in this tournament. In 2018, at the age of 36, Roger Federer won the last and 20th Grand Slam tournament of his career. He won the Australian Open title that year. Roger Federer topped the ATP rankings for the first time in 2004. He spent a record 310 weeks at the top of the ATP rankings. In his farewell message, Roger Federer said, “My body said goodbye. I have played 1500 matches in a career of 24 years. I've played, I'll never forget tennis."

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