Tennis: The overwhelming tribute of the Nadal clan to Federer
Posted on September 20, 2022 at 08:35 by Jules Kutos-Bertin
After announcing last week that he would retire after the Laver Cup, Roger Federer is receiving a shower of tributes. Toni Nadal also went there. The Spanish coach praised the exemplary behavior of the Swiss, whom he considers “a model”.
He’s been around for so long that we almost wished his career would never end. After more than a year of absence following his knee problems, roger Federer a stop decided to say. The Swiss will leave behind him an immense career. With 20 Grand Slam titles and more than 100 tournaments won, Federer is undeniably one of the best players in history.
Federer will quit after the Laver Cup
” 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 in a video posted on his social networks.
It has been our privilege, @rogerfederer 💙 pic.twitter.com/Gy8wrrBt3U
— US Open Tennis (@usopen) September 19, 2022
“Federer was a role model”
For the past week, tributes have been raining. new is Tony Nadalthe uncle and former coach of Rafael Nadal, who shared a great anecdote about Federer’s retirement. ” Federer was a role model. He was never rude to an opponent. He was never rude or arrogant, even after his brightest best points. He never asked for applause from the audience with gestures or demanded that they cheer him after a masterful point. His celebrations, whether after an important trade or after a major title, have always been discreet and elegant. “, recognize Tony Nadal in comments relayed by We love tennis. Federer will appreciate…