Roger Federer announces his retirement from professional tennis – Roger Federer announced his retirement from professional tennis on September 15th, 2022 and the former World No. 1 tennis player will retire after the Laver Cup in London beginning in September 2023. Swiss marvel Roger Federer has played more than 1500 matches over 24 years in his trophy-laden career.
- Federer made many records in men’s singles tennis and is known as one of the greatest tennis players of all time.
- He has secured 103 career ATP titles since his debut.
- Federer became the oldest World No. 1 at the age of 36 in 2018 and also played 223 doubles matches in his career.
- Federer played his last Grand Slam tennis in 2021 at the Wimbledon Championships.
Roger Federer Career and World Records
- Federer featured in six ATP Tour Finals and won 1,251 games and lost 275 matches in his career.
- He won $130,594,339 in prize money and remained the World’s No.1 player for 310 weeks, including 237 consecutive weeks between February 2004 and August 2008.
- 41-year-old Federer won the doubles gold medal at the 2008 Olympic Games with teammate Stan Wawrinka.
- He also won the Hopman Cup in 2001, 2018 and 2019.
- The Laver Cup is a men’s tennis tournament which is played between teams from Europe and the rest of the world.
- In 2022, the 5th edition of the Laver Cup will be played at The O2 Arena in London from 23 September to 25 September 2022.
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