Roger Federer announced earlier The Laver Cup accepted that he would retire from his professional tennis career after the team championship.
Fans also eagerly waited to hear when Grand Slam Champion 20 times Federer told the media on Tuesday that he plans to play the last game of his career on Friday, September 23, the first day of the Laver Cup. The event lasts for three days.
Federer’s doubles match will be the last match played on Friday. It is not known at this time who will be his marital partner.
Another key component is that the Swiss national team plans to only participate in the doubles match on Friday and not play in the singles category, for every Arger Zeitung.
Friday’s match will be the first time Federer has played in a professional match since Wimbledon in 2021 due to an ongoing knee injury.
Federer admitted that he hopes to play “at an acceptable level” during Friday’s game.
In addition, the 41-year-old has not played in a doubles match since the 2019 Laver Cup when he teamed up with Stefanos Tsitsipas, who is playing again this year.
Federer will join 22-time Grand Slam champion Rafael Nadal, 21-time champion Novak Djokovic and three-time main champion Andy Murray, along with Tsitsipas, Casper Ruud and Matteo Berrettini in the 2022 Laver Cup squad.
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