Roger Federer to retire: Reactions and tributes pour in from players, fans and world of tennis

Roger Federer, who last played at the Wimbledon in 2021, will retire from professional tennis after next week’s Laver Cup.

Roger Federer announced on Thursday he will be retiring from tennis.

Roger Federer announced on Thursday he will be retiring from tennis. | Photo Credit: AP

Roger Federer, who last played at the Wimbledon in 2021, will retire from professional tennis after next week’s Laver Cup.

Roger Federer announced his retirement from tennis after next week’s Laver Cup. The Swiss tennis champion announced the decision on social media.

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In a statement, Roger Federer said: “The Laver Cup next week in London will be my final ATP event. I will play more tennis in the future, of course, but just not in Grand Slams or on the tour.”

Here is how the world of tennis is reacting to the announcement:

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