All eyes were on the star of Switzerland
With this, Federer dropped out of professional tennis in a slightly disappointed way. Before the start of the Laver Cup, all eyes were on the star of Switzerland and he bid goodbye to the game in front of the packed stadium.
In this way Roger Federer played his last match on the ATP tour on Friday 23 September. He partnered with Rafael Nadal, winner of 22 Grand Slam singles titles, in the Laver Cup 2022 doubles match. Nadal himself could not hold back his tears at Federer’s departure. Both the players were very emotional.
Nadal couldn’t hold back his tears
It has been more than 20 years since Federer entered top-level tennis and he has left no stone unturned to entertain the fans.
Federer and Nadal lost the match, but the Swiss star only got applause from the packed court.
Meanwhile, Federer burst into tears during his post-match interview. Even Nadal, listening to Federer, could not hold back his tears. Both were also seen sitting beside each other and shedding tears.
Fans also got emotional
Seeing these two crying, the fans have also been heartbroken and on social media they gave an emotional farewell to Roger. A fan says that I have never had tears for the players but at this time my whole face is wet with tears. Thank you for what you did for the game. How beautiful is this. We laughed and cried with you. Another fan said that sport is such a thing where you cry and laugh and rejoice with those whom you have never even met.
an unforgettable night
A fan has described Nadal’s cry as Federer’s greatness. Where an opponent is crying over whose farewell that player would be so great.
After winning the match, Team World leveled the tournament 2-2. Earlier, Team World opened its account after Australia’s Alex de Minaur defeated three-time Grand Slam champion Andy Murray in a thrilling three-set match on center court.