Roger Federer Announces Retirement from Professional Tennis

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KOMPAS.com – Tennis great Roger Federer on Thursday, Sept. 15, announced his retirement from professional tennis. The upcoming Laver Cup, which will take place over three days, concluding on September 25, will be his last ever tournament on the ATP tour. “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’s time to end my competitive career,” Federer said in a message posted on social media. The 41-year-old Swiss national — who has won 20 Grand Slam titles — added that he intends to keep …

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