LONDON (AFP) – Roger Federer was on the receiving end of everyone’s side when Serena Williams played what was expected to be her last match three weeks ago at the US Open.
“I’m not surprised. She looks a lot like me in many ways. We were expecting that to come at some point,” Federer told the Associated Press. “You never want players like Serena to retire. …I just thought, “What a wonderful career.”