Tennis king Roger Federer, the first men’s player to conquer twenty slam titles, has proclaimed his call to retire from the game after Laver Cup 2022.
Federer publicize of his decision of retirement with a post on his Twitter handle.
Federer won his 1st slam within the year 2003 once he won the Wimbledon title.
He has since started on to win six Australian Open, one French Open, eight Wimbledon and five US Open titles.
He has been fighting a knee injury for an extended time.
“The Laver Cup next week in London will be my final ATP event,” he said in a statement posted on his Twitter account.
The 41-year-old winner of twenty Grand slam titles has been out of action since a quarter-final loss at Wimbledon in 2021 before encountered one more bout of knee surgery.
Federer’s statement comes on the heels of the retirement of Serena Williams.
Serena retired with the second most Grand slam titles to her name within the women’s game (23).