Twenty-time Grand Slam champion Roger Federer on Sunday arrived in London for the Laver Cup, which will be his last tournament as a professional tennis player. The Swiss tennis great last Thursday announced his retirement from competitive tennis saying that the upcoming Laver Cup in September would be his last Association of Tennis Professionals (ATP) event as a player. The tennis legend is expected to initiate his final goodbye on September 22 with a practice session with Team Europe. In the official event, to be held from September 23 to 25, he will be seen contesting alongside other tennis greats – Rafael Nadal, Novak Djokovic, and Andy Murray, as well as youngsters world number one Casper Ruud and Stefanos Tsitsipas.
Federer took to Twitter to announce his retirement through a letter. He has won 103 ATP singles titles and overall 1,251 matches throughout his illustrious career. Federer has also won 20 Grand Slam titles, including a record-making eight Wimbledon men’s singles titles.
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