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Where is Roger Federer after Retirement?

Roger Federer who hails from Switzerland, is no new name to the game. His leadership in the sport of tennis is known to the ends of the world. He held the top spot in the global rankings for the Association of Tennis Professionals (ATP) for 310 weeks, including a record of consecutive 237 straight weeks, and five times at the end of the year. His 103 singles victories on the ATP Tour rank second all-time, and they include 20 major men’s singles titles, a record eight Wimbledon victories for men, a joint-record five US Open victories for men during the Open Era, and a record six year-end victories. He is considered “the greatest and most successful” Swiss athlete in history in his native nation.

After playing a doubles match along with a longtime adversary and friend Rafael Nadal at the Laver Cup, the 20-time Grand Slam champion will retire from competitive tennis. Federer discussed some of his retirement intentions and the areas of his life he would like to concentrate on. 

What will Roger Federer do after retirement?

Exhibition matches

Some of Roger Federer’s post-retirement intentions have been revealed to his followers. The fantastic news is that the 41-year-old will be appearing on the court more frequently going forward. He declared during the Laver Cup’s media day that despite not playing tennis professionally, he will still be playing exhibition matches in front of packed stadiums.

Tennis Commentary

Tennis commentary is an unexpected choice. He claimed that he never imagined engaging in the intellectual side of tennis, but fans all around the world don’t mind. “I never imagined I’d say this, but six months ago I had the thought, ‘Commentating on tennis someday, who knows?'” said Federer. 

I believe that everyone would agree that hearing Federer’s thoughts and analyses of tennis matches would completely revolutionize the game.

Focusing on family

Federer is finally able to give his family his whole attention after 24 years. he is married to Mirka and the father of four children, including two pairs of twins. He said of his wife, “The last few years were hard for me, but I think they were even harder for her.” “She no longer found viewing me entertaining due to all of my wounds. I had some sympathy for her.

Mirka will cherish her time with her husband, but it appears that Federer’s children are upset by the news of his retirement. We can’t help but hope that a mini-Federer tennis superstar is on the way, given Federer’s incredible tennis talent and the fact that his wife was a former top-100 tennis player.

Roger Federer Foundation

Roger Federer will undoubtedly continue to expand the Roger Federer Foundation. Since its founding in 2003, the foundation has provided funding for educational initiatives in southern Africa and Switzerland that focus on early learning and the fundamentals of education for kids.

Since the program’s inception, more than 1.98 million kids in more than 9,300 schools have benefited from higher-quality instruction. Roger is proud of his work with so many young children, whether it is through exhibition matches or personal trips to these schools in Africa and Switzerland.

What reason did Roger Federer state for his retirement?  

Injuries and operations over the previous three years have faced me with difficulties. I’ve put a lot of effort into getting back to full competitive shape,” Federer wrote. “However, I am also aware of my body’s potential and limitations, and lately, it has made that plain to me. I’m a 41-year-old man. In the past 24 years, I have participated in over 1500 matches. 

Tennis has been more generous to me than I could have ever imagined, but now I have to decide whether to call it quits on my competitive career. For a considerable amount of time, Roger Federer owned the male grand slam title record, surpassing his idol Pete Sampras, the previous record holder whose total of 14 was long regarded as virtually indestructible.

He also broke other records that serve as a testament to his excellence and consistency throughout his career, such as making it to 36 straight quarterfinals and 23 consecutive grand slam semifinals. Federer has won six ATP Finals, 28 ATP Masters titles, and 103 ATP singles championships. He had a singles record of 1251-275 (82%) in 1,526 ATP tour matches.

The legacy Roger leaves behind

In what many have referred to as the “golden era of men’s tennis,” Serena holds the Open Era record with 23 major titles won. While Federer, who had long held the lead in the men’s race, retires after finishing behind both Nadal (22) and Djokovic (21).

Federer does hold an Olympic doubles gold medal. In 2008, he and his Swiss partner Stan Wawrinka won in Beijing. But he was never able to win a singles match. On Centre Court in London in 2012, he came the closest, but he ran against a hot-shot Murray and had to settle for silver.

Federer is the oldest man (at 36 years, 320 days) to hold the No. 1 ranking, and his 310 weeks at the top of the global rankings are second only to Djokovic’s. However, his 237 consecutive weeks are a men’s record.

This is one of Federer’s astounding statistics: He played 1,526 singles matches and never left a match in the middle due to an illness or injury, which is referred to as “retiring” in tennis. If you know what we mean, he retired without ever having retired.

Numerous other aspects of Federer’s legacy continue to exist. His legendary rivalries with Nadal and Djokovic and his global influence, as evidenced by the ‘RF’ logo that can be found on caps, t-shirts, and other apparel all over the world.

Frequently Asked Questions about Roger Federer

Q. Has Roger Federer turned 40? 

Ans. Yes, the Swiss legend celebrated his 41st birthday on August 8, 2022.

Q. When was Roger Federer born? 

Ans. Federer was born on August 8, 1981, in Basel, Switzerland.

Q. What is Federer’s Nationality?

Ans. Federer is Swiss. He was born and grew up in Swiss-German.

Q. Who is Federer’s Wife?

Ans. On April 11, 2009, Federer married Miroslava Vavrinec from Slovakia, better known as Mirka.

Q. Who is Roger Federer’s Coach?

Ans. Federer has been coached since 2007 by Severin Luthi, the captain of the Switzerland team in the Davis Cup, which they won together in 2014. 

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