Roger Federer‘s retirement marks the end of an era. After 24 years of career, the King understood that it was the right time to hang up the racket and start a new phase in his life. The former world number 1 did everything he could to get back in shape, but he realized that that damned right knee wouldn't allow him to be as competitive as he wanted.
For this reason, the Swiss phenomenon has abandoned the idea of giving himself one last ride of the carousel in 2023 and preferred to greet everyone in the exhibition he himself founded in 2017 (the Laver Cup). He said: “When I was invited to Wimbledon for the 100th anniversary of the Center Court, I still thought I could go back.
But as I started to push harder in training, it became too difficult. Also, I did an MRI whose outcome was not satisfactory. ” Here is Roger protagonist of a fun moment of the challenge: