Roger Federer to discuss his retirement on Wednesday

London (AFP) – In Roger Federer’s case, his farewell press conference will come before the start of what he says will be the last competitive tennis event of his career.

Federer is in London and training ahead of the Laver Cup, an event founded by his management team that begins on Friday with the fifth edition of Team Europe vs. Team World.

Also participating are the main competitors whose careers overlapped with Federer – Rafael Nadal, Novak Djokovic and Andy Murray.

Before the Laver Cup kicks off, Federer will meet with the media on Wednesday morning to discuss stepping away from the tennis tournament at the age of 41 after a career that began in the 1990s and ran into 2020 that included 20 Grand Slam titles, 83 other titles and hundreds of weeks at number one. in the world rankings.

He put on a show shortly after Serena Williams played what is expected to be the last match of her US Open career, marking a major shift in a sport that both have outgrown for decades.