Roger Federer comes back to play tennis on the court in London

The former legend wanted to share a unique moment with some school children, yesterday, at the opening of a pitch near Abbey Wood, in London

by Lorenzo Ciotti
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Roger Federer comes back to play tennis on the court in London

Roger Federer is back playing on tennis court in London. The Swiss champion appeared on the courts in a different guise from the one we were used to. The former legend wanted to share a unique moment with some school children, yesterday, at the opening of a pitch near Abbey Wood, in London.

The 20-time Grand Slam champion as usual showed flashes of class to the children who had the privilege of being able to train with him.

Roger Federer's retirement

Roger said stop last September, on the occasion of the Laver Cup, playing his last professional match alongside his great friend-rival Rafael Nadal, with whom he shared a thousand battles.

In the coming days, the Swiss champion will be present in Halle, which will be held from 19 to 25 June. On the occasion of the 30th anniversary of the German tournament, the Swiss will be part of the celebrations which will take place on the 21st, shortly after the start of the tournament, on the tournament center court.

"I can't wait to return to one of my all-time favorite tournaments on the ATP Tour. It's an honor to come and help the tournament celebrate this important anniversary in Halle," said the tennis player. But the 500 event won't be the only one to pay tribute to Roger.

Remaining on the grass, Wimbledon has also announced that it will pay tribute to him for his extraordinary results obtained in the English Major tournament. Federer holds the record for most titles won at the All England Club, 8.

Federer also congratulated Novak Djokovic on winning his 23rd career Grand Slam title at Roland Garros in an interview with iNews. The Swiss said: "What Nole did is incredible. Honestly, a result like that is a great thing for tennis, a great thing for the sport in general.

It's very nice when tennis writes its own history and keeps adding things like what we've seen lately with Serena Williams, Rafa Nadal, me and now Novak. It's a great moment for tennis and for all the fans, but also for the players.

I remember when I entered the circuit that Pete Sampras had 14 Grand Slams, most of us thought that record would stand forever. Then it was 15, then 17, until I pushed it to 20. Then Rafa took it to 22 and now Novak is 23. It looks like this is going to go on for a while which is great, wish him all the best.

better for what comes next. The way everything is happening is wonderful, Djokovic is no longer the youngest in the locker room which many forget. He looks young and does everything like a young man would, but it's not easy, his last victory seems incredible to me. I couldn't be happier after seeing it."

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