Roger Federer makes very sad admission regarding his last Wimbledon match

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Roger Federer makes very sad admission regarding his last Wimbledon match

Record eight-time Wimbledon champion Roger Federer revealed that third set versus Hubert Hurkacz was one of the worst time he had on a tennis court in his career. Federer, 41, made his last and final appearance at Wimbledon last year.

Federer reached the Wimbledon quarterfinal, in which Hurkacz handed him 6-3 7-6 (4) 6-0. A month later, Federer underwent his third knee surgery, that eventually sealed his fate. “The last set versus Hurkacz was one of the worst hours of my career.

I realized that nothing works anymore. It's over. The disappointment felt like fireworks in my head. I didn't know how to proceed with this knee," Federer said, per Neue Zurcher Zeitung.

Federer: Nobody really noticed that my knee gave up on me

After the loss to Hurkacz, Federer asked himself how it was possible that nobody didn't notice that his knee pretty much gave up on him during the match.

“At the press conference nobody asked how the knee was doing. I thought: 'Hey, am I such a good actor that nobody noticed?'" Federer added.

Federer has had three knee surgeries since 2020. Now, Federer reveals his wife couldn't enjoy his matches that much anymore knowing that he wasn't at his best health-wise.

"The last few years were probably even harder for Mirka than for me. She didn't enjoy watching me play anymore with all the injury issues. I felt sorry for her. So I think it's actually a relief for her," Federer revealed.

Also, Federer revealed that the thoughts of becoming a tennis commentator crossed his mind.

“About six months ago I suddenly thought: 'Commenting on tennis – who knows?' I had always said: 'Never in life, forget it' When that came to my mind, I thought: Am I completely crazy now?" Federer said.

Federer is set to retire from tennis after this year's Laver Cup.