Swiss legend Roger Federer played his last professional tennis match in the Laver Cup tournament on Friday. Roger Federer became very emotional after this match. In this match, he came on the court to play doubles match for Team Europe. His partner was Rafael Nadal. Let us inform that Novak Djokovic was also present at the stadium to bid farewell to Federer from the professional tennis match.
Both the legendary players lost to Francis Tiafoe and Jack Sock of Team World. Team World players won this match 4-6, 7-6(2), 11-9. After the match, Federer first hugged Nadal and then Tiafo and Sock.
Federer became very emotional about the match
After the match, when Federer was going to meet other players of Team Europe, he became very emotional. On the other hand, all the spectators present in the stadium were applauding for him. It is worth noting that even Nadal, who competed with Federer for two decades, could not hold back his tears and he too became very emotional.
Federer thanked the audience. After this match, Novak Djokovic honored Federer by lifting him on the shoulder. After this match, Novak Djokovic raised his hand in honor of Federer. After the match, Federer said, ‘I did not take tension about this match.’ The match was awesome. Playing with Rafael and all the greats to be here. Thanks to you all.’
Thanking his wife, he said that her support was very important in this journey of tennis. Federer further said that my wife allowed me to move on and encouraged me to play continuously.
Virat Kohli reacted to Federer getting emotional
After Roger Federer became emotional, many great players of the world have given their reaction. Indian cricketer Virat Kohli tweeted, ‘Who thought rivals could feel this way towards each other. That’s the beauty of the game. This is the most beautiful game picture I’ve ever seen ️ . When your companions cry for you, you know what you did with a God-given talent. I have nothing but respect for these 2.
Let us tell you that Roger Federer has won 20 Grand Slam titles in his career, including 8 Wimbledon, 6 Australian Open, 5 US Open and 1 French Open title. Federer won a total of 103 singles titles in his career.