Taking to Instagram, Roger Federer highlighted how he lost his last doubles, singles and team event. He also advised not to overthink that “perfect ending”.
Swiss tennis maestro Roger Federer bid farewell to professional tennis last week after he played his last match at the Laver Cup. Playing alongside long-time rival Rafael Nadal while representing Team Europe, Federer did not have the best possible result, as the duo ended up losing their match. Taking to Instagram, Federer highlighted how he lost his last doubles, singles and team event. He also advised not to overthink that “perfect ending”.
“We all hope for a fairytale ending. Here’s how mine went: Lost my last singles. Lost my last doubles. Lost my last team event. Lost my voice during the week. Lost my job. But still, my retirement could not have been more peRFect and I’m so happy with how everything went. So don’t overthink that perfect ending, yours will always be amazing in your own way,” Federer wrote on Instagram.
Here’s the Instagram Post:
Emotional Roger Federer bids adieu to a Glorious Career
Federer after more than 20 years full of magical Tennis brings an end to his playing career. The Fed Express joined hands with his long-time rival Rafael Nadal as they represented Team Europe in the Doubles match against Team World’s Frances Tiafoe and Jack Sock.
Federer had already made the announcement of his retirement almost a week back and yet not one fan of his could have held back the tears. Moments after the final point of the match, Federer hugged Rafael Nadal and tears started rolling down for the 20-time Grand Slam winner and so did the Spaniard.