Before his retirement, the Federer clan leaves a huge doubt
Posted on September 19, 2022 at 8:35 p.m. by Jules Kutos-Bertin
Last week, Roger Federer shook the tennis world by announcing that he would be retiring after the Laver Cup which will take place from September 23-25. If the Swiss is already there, Pierre Paganini, his physical trainer, assures that he will decide at the last moment whether or not he plays this final tournament.
Injured since the 2021 edition of Wimbledon, Roger Federer has long been preparing for his return. The Swiss had surgery, he continued with rehabilitation and already sees himself back on the courts. But his body was capricious and Federer preferred to retire, an unexpected decision that has completely shaken up the tennis world.
One last dance for Federer?
” The Laver Cup next week in London (September 23-25) will be my last ATP event. […] I worked hard to get back to full competitive form. But I also know the capabilities and limits of my body, and the message it has conveyed to me lately is clear. I’m 41 years old. I’ve played over 1,500 games in 24 years. Tennis has treated me more generously than I ever imagined, and now I have to recognize when it’s time to end my “, announced Roger Federer on his social networks.
Hello 👋 24 years after the start of his career, we are attacking Roger Federer’s last week on the ATP circuit… Have a nice day. pic.twitter.com/bICQgyucx8
— Universe Tennis 🎾 (@UniversTennis) September 19, 2022
“Roger will probably decide at the last moment if he plays”
In less than a week, Roger Federer is therefore supposed to start the Cup of the tank. Even though he announced that it will be his last tournament, some people are pessimistic about his participation. ” Roger will probably decide at the last moment if he plays. He will gather as much information as possible during training to know if it is a good idea or not. “, a coward Pierre Paganinihis physical trainer, in comments relayed by Eurosport. Which could spoil the end of the career of Roger Federer…