Tennis legend Roger Federer's goodbye will be in doubles, maybe with Nadal

Federer said he is now at peace with the decision to walk away, and he wants this farewell to be a celebration.

Switzerland's Roger Federer attends a training session ahead of the Laver Cup tennis tournament at the O2 in London (Photo: AP/PTI)
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Switzerland's Roger Federer attends a training session ahead of the Laver Cup tennis tournament at the O2 in London (Photo: AP/PTI)

AP | PTI London
Roger Federer is known for his elegant style of play, for his longevity, for his 20 Grand Slam titles — and for occasional tears in his most emotional post-match moments, whether after victory or defeat.
 
There was none of that sort of sadness Wednesday, just smiles and some chuckles at his own jokes, as Federer appeared at a news conference to discuss his retirement from professional tennis at age 41 after a series of knee operations. He will close his career with a doubles match at the Laver Cup on Friday — perhaps alongside longtime rival Rafael Nadal.
 
Federer said

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First Published: Sep 21 2022 | 9:23 PM IST

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