Roger Federer: "I lost my job but I'm happy"

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Roger Federer: "I lost my job but I'm happy"

The world of tennis experienced very important moments a few days ago. Tennis legend Roger Federer officially said goodbye to tennis, he said goodbye to everyone through a last match, a double paired with his friend and lifelong rival Rafael Nadal.

The two ended the first day of the competition by losing double, after having also had a match point, against the pair of North Americans composed of Frances Tiafoe and Jack Sock. In the end the Europe team, despite the presence of the Fab Four in the team, lost to Team World, for the first time winner in the Laver Cup.

In the last hours Roger Federer has made interesting statements to the microphones of the New York Times and recounted the last delicate moments of his career. Here are his specific words: "The first feelings after retirement? I feel complete, I lost my last match in both singles and doubles, I lost my voice to cheer for my teammates, I lost the challenge with Team Europe and let's say I lost my job, But I'm happy.

I'm fine, I'm really fine. There is irony, everyone imagines having a party for the farewell day but this is almost never the case. For me it was and I never imagined that this would happen.

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Roger Federer said goodbye to the world of tennis a few weeks ago, announcing his moving farewell in a beautiful letter.

Here is an excerpt from his greeting: "To my tennis family and beyond. Of all the gifts that tennis has given me over the years, the greatest is, without a doubt, that it has introduced me to people along the way: my friends, my opponents and above all the fans.

news with you. As everyone knows, the past three years have been a challenge for me in the form of injuries. I worked hard to get back, but my body sent me clear messages. Tennis has treated me better than I ever dreamed of, but I have to recognize the moment to end my professional career."