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Superstar Roger Federer, 41, deliberately announced his retirement plan a few days ago after this month’s prestigious competition, which will be held in the UK with many mega tennis players across the world.
The Laver Cup, which kicks off this Friday in London, will be Federer’s final ATP contest before his retirement, and he recently weighed in on the ongoing and protracted GOAT discussion over Rafael Nadal and Novak Djokovic.
How did Roger Federer express his views on GOAT?
The question of the greatest of all time (GOAT) in tennis has baffled pundits and fans alike for the past two decades despite the phenomenal rise of Roger Federer, Rafael Nadal and Novak Djokovic, who have dominated men’s tennis and broke records at will. And although the discussion is ongoing and expected to last for some time, Federer, who will compete in his last ATP event at the Laver Cup starting Friday in London, has something to say about the GOAT dispute.
With the Swiss master’s confirmation that he will play a doubles match on the opening day of the Laver Cup while Matteo Berrettini has taken his place for the singles match, Federer’s glittering career is set to come to an end on Friday and, he 13 years ago, Federer had already surpassed Pete Sampras’ championship milestone of 14 major titles, becoming the men’s tennis record holder. He then increased his total to 20, which served as a benchmark for some time. However, Nadal overtook him at the start of this year and then cemented his place at the top with wins at the Australian Open and French Open, while Novak overtook him with his victory at Wimbledon. earlier in July.
Federer, a Swiss basketball enthusiast, nevertheless mentioned the basketball rivalry between LeBron James and Michael Jordan, in reference to Djokovic, 35, and Nadal, 36, who is expected to be Federer’s doubles partner for his last match on Friday, the Federer Express said“What I do know is that they are truly amazing and awesome in the game and forever and will go down as one of – maybe THE – greatest.”
Roger claims he won’t return because his right knee, which had surgery, wouldn’t let him and his age of 41 doesn’t help either; however, he is confident that he will continue to be involved in tennis, which involves taking part in particular competitions and so he concluded by saying“to say goodbye or bye, because I’ve been in these tournaments for 20 years.”