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Tennis legend, Federer announces retirement

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Swiss tennis great, Roger Federer, on Thursday, September 15, announced his retirement from the sport.

The legend, in a statement on his Instagram page, said next week’s Laver Cup will be his final ATP tournament.

Federer said; “As many of you know, the past three years have presented me with challenges in the form of injuries and surgeries. I’ve worked hard to return to full competitive form. But I also know my body’s capacities and limits, and its message to me lately has been dear. I am 41 years old..

“I have played more than 1,500 matches over 24 years. Tennis has treated me more generously than I ever would have dreamt, and now I must recognize when it is time to end my competitive career.

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“The Laver Cup next week in London will be my final ATP event. I will play more tennis in the future, of course, but just not in Grand Slams or on the tour.”

He will be retiring at age 41.

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