Jim Courier: &Quot;I'Ll Tell You About My Memory Of Roger Federer'S Night Farewell&Quot;

«I will tell you about my memory of Roger Federer’s farewell night»


In the latest edition of the Inside-In podcast, jim messenger remembered Roger FedererRoger’s last performance at the O2 Arena in London, for the 2022 Laver Cup. Roger played the last match of his career in doubles with Rafael Nadal.

The former USA player said: «I was prepared for that night, I knew there were going to be very moving moments. I tried to help Roger Federer during the on-pitch interview and he showed himself to be a true gentleman. I knew he was not going to It was going to be easy for him to handle emotions, but he didn’t expect other players to struggle so hard to hold back tears.

Federer is one of the greatest athletes of all time and his retirement could only generate a wave of reactions around the world. Rafael Nadal, Novak Djokovic and Andy Murray also moved, especially Rafa. It was truly a memorable evening.

Everyone realized that it was the end of an era and they let themselves be carried away by the magic of that moment.» During his formidable career, King Roger has won 20 Grand Slams, 103 ATP titles, 28 Masters 1000 titles and 6 ATP Finals (one record he shares with Djokovic).

farewell to federer

The night of Roger Federer’s retirement will be forever etched in the minds and hearts of fans. The Swiss played his last game on September 23, 2022 in the Laver Cup, the exhibition that he himself founded in 2017.

The former world number 1, who had not set foot on the pitch for over a year, joined forces with longtime rival Rafael Nadal to take on Americans Jack Sock and Frances Tiafoe. At the end of the match, the King received a splendid tribute that moved everyone.

Fans had hoped that the Maestro could enjoy one last ride on the carousel in 2023, but his right knee sent him unmistakable signals. The Basel legend made a timid comeback last year, racking up nine wins and four losses.

The three operations that Roger underwent in the last two and a half years did not serve to certify his desire to return to competition.

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