World of sport reacts to Roger Federer’s retirement
World of Sport reacts to Roger Federer’s retirement
Roger Federer retired at the age of 34. This is a career that has earned him more than 30 Grand Slam titles, three US Open titles, two Australian Open titles, and his first major title at the 2016 Australian Open.
With all this on his plate it was always going to be a tough decision to make. There were questions that came every time Federer played at the ATP 500 level. However, there have been two instances where he’s come out with a win. He came out of nowhere and beat Tomas Berdych in the final, and then he beat Rafael Nadal in the semi-finals at the Olympics to take home his second Gold Medal.
Federer’s retirement in the twilight of his career is very sad news for the sport and for himself and his fans. His journey from the grass-court tennis courts to the ATP 500 level was an amazing journey. His talent was undeniable, and he will be sorely missed as the sport tries to find his successor.
The reason for Federer’s retirement is because he is a world-class athlete and has had a wonderful career in the sport.
“I came from a very small town so there was not a lot of people to look up to when I was growing up. I never had the motivation of what I can do in life. It was never really a priority. When I started to work on my game, I was working for my tennis career. I think now I definitely have two different goals. Firstly, I want to keep on playing the long term and trying to win more and I want to also build my legacy. This is a very cool thing in terms of building an legacy by winning.
“I really want to keep on working on my game, and I think that is going to be harder for me than it was in the past. I have not had as much time off so I have had to work on my game more than I have in the past. I feel like I have been working on my serve a lot, also the backhand. I have been working on my defense a lot and trying to improve on my returns and