Roger Federer celebrates Laver Cup farewell: all news and events

Roger Federer says goodbye: He will play his last skilled match on the Laver Cup with Switzerland’s Rafael Nadal on Friday night time. We will preserve you up to date on all the news and events of the day!

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Roger Federer’s Laver Cup farewell: all the news and events

Wednesday, 12.45: Legendary image

“I’m going to dinner with my associates.” Federer mentioned this in a tweet final night time. But it does not hit at all After all, the photograph reveals 66 Grand Slam champions, 234 head-to-head matches and 933 weeks on the prime of the world rankings.

Wednesday, 10.30: Federer within the GOAT debate

“People like to match. I see it day by day with my twins. You examine them with out desirous to. You ought to by no means try this,” the Swiss informed the company. AP.

“Obviously, we do the identical factor in tennis… I wanted these challenges, they wanted me. We made one another higher. So we shake palms on the finish and say, ‘That was nice.'”

He continued: “I at all times say it is nice to be part of this elite group. How do you examine? Which is healthier to win while you’re outdated or while you’re outdated? I do not know. Is it higher to win on clay or clay? Grass? I do not know.” But what he is aware of: “They are actually nice and nice folks within the sport and will go down in historical past as top-of-the-line.”

In his eyes, on social media, “Everyone is asking everybody else GOAT, GOAT, GOAT… and I’m considering: actually now? There’s no method there may very well be that many GOATS.”

And what does he take into consideration Nadal and Djokovic outscoring him on the Slams? “If they cross you or you do not play anymore, it does not matter what number of wins they’ve. It’s extra vital to me when I’m nonetheless part of it or when I’ve a hand within the recreation. I hope they obtain all their targets. I actually do. I hope so. Because it is nice for the game, for his or her followers and their households. As lengthy as they’re pleased.”

Wednesday, 9.10: Federer says goodbye

“When I’m sitting right here, it feels good to go first among the many boys,” Federer mentioned Thursday, alongside Nadal (36), Djokovic (35) and Murray (35). “It simply feels proper.”

“Tomorrow shall be very particular and very troublesome,” Nadal defined, “particularly for Roger, after all. But additionally for me. Because in all probability a very powerful participant in my tennis profession is leaving, proper?” Djokovic: “We will do our greatest and play in addition to we will, however on the similar time we are going to have a good time his profession as a result of he deserves it.”

Laver Cup 2022: Schedule for Friday

day compliance Time (CET) participant
Friday, September 23 singles It’s 2 p.m Casper Ruud vs. Jack Sock
Friday, September 23 singles After 1 match Stefanos Tsitsipas and Diego Schwartzman
Friday, September 23 singles 20.00 Andy Murray and Alex de Minaur
Friday, September 23 double After 3 matches Roger Federer/Rafael Nadal Francis Tiafoe/Jack Sock vs

Wednesday, 8.50: Federer’s coach speaks

Federer’s coach Ivan Ljubicic mentioned in an interview mentioned about his guardian. The 2019 Wimbledon last was additionally mentioned, with the Swiss lacking two match factors in opposition to Djokovic and shedding in 5 units.

“It wasn’t an epic tragedy, but it surely was nonetheless a disgrace as a result of he performed nice and I used to be pleased with him as a coach,” Ljubicic mentioned. “He gained simply in two units and was both higher or tied within the different three units. But in his profession, he gained a variety of matches the place he did not play his greatest tennis.”

What to anticipate from Federer on the Laver Cup? “I noticed him observe, he was good, he hit the ball very properly. I am unable to say bodily, but it surely’s only a doubles match. I’m positive it is going to be nice.”

Wednesday, 8.30am: Federer withdraws from Wimbledon 2019

The Big Four – Federer, Nadal, Djokovic and Murray – seemed again on their years collectively on tour at a press convention on Thursday. When requested which match in opposition to Federer he remembers most, Joker talked about his first Grand Slam last, the 2007 US Open. He misplaced the match in opposition to Federer. “Thank you, very good of you,” smiled the Swiss.

“I’m not completed but,” Djokovic joked – and just a little later, referring to his 2019 Wimbledon last win over Federer, “Sorry, Roger!” Interviewer: “What occurred then? I suppressed it.”

Wednesday 8:15 a.m.: Murray describes himself as a “clown.”

Scotland’s Andy Murray has been a part of the ‘Big Four’ for years alongside Federer, Nadal and Djokovic – although he gained three Grand Slam singles titles in comparison with the three titans. The quartet are actually reunited within the Laver Cup. And Murray had an opportunity to make himself chortle.

After a exercise on the London health club, he posted a photograph of himself and the three superstars on Instagram, captioning it: “The Big 3 and some #clownemojis,” which has to date racked up practically 200,000 likes. “What an honor to be on the sector with these guys one final time,” Murray mentioned.


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