Roger Federer's farewell in images: Swiss great ends his career on an emotional night

Updated On Sep 24, 2022 08:06 PM IST
  • Roger Federer ended his illustrious career with a doubles match in the Laver Cup in which he paired up with his great rival Rafael Nadal. The match was followed by a speech from the Swiss great as he bid an emotional farewell. 
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There was hardly a dry eye in the O2 arena as Roger Federer played his last competitive tennis match in the Laver Cup. (Reuters) View Photos in a new improved layout
Updated on Sep 24, 2022 08:06 PM IST

There was hardly a dry eye in the O2 arena as Roger Federer played his last competitive tennis match in the Laver Cup. (Reuters)

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Federer played a doubles match on the first day, teaming up with his great rival and friend Rafael Nadal(AP) View Photos in a new improved layout
Updated on Sep 24, 2022 08:06 PM IST

Federer played a doubles match on the first day, teaming up with his great rival and friend Rafael Nadal(AP)

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Federer and Nadal lost the match 6-4, 6-7 (2-7), 9-11 but the result hardly mattered, as their opponents Frances Tiafoe and Jack Sock had said before the match. (Action Images via Reuters) View Photos in a new improved layout
Updated on Sep 24, 2022 08:06 PM IST

Federer and Nadal lost the match 6-4, 6-7 (2-7), 9-11 but the result hardly mattered, as their opponents Frances Tiafoe and Jack Sock had said before the match. (Action Images via Reuters)

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Federer gave a rather emotional speech after the match. (REUTERS) View Photos in a new improved layout
Updated on Sep 24, 2022 08:06 PM IST

Federer gave a rather emotional speech after the match. (REUTERS)

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He broke down at the end of the speech and so did Nadal. (AP) View Photos in a new improved layout
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He broke down at the end of the speech and so did Nadal. (AP)

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Federer did a lap of honour around the court, thanking fans who had packed the stadium to see him play one last time. (REUTERS) View Photos in a new improved layout
Updated on Sep 24, 2022 08:06 PM IST

Federer did a lap of honour around the court, thanking fans who had packed the stadium to see him play one last time. (REUTERS)

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An emotional Roger Federer is embraced by his wife Mirka(AP) View Photos in a new improved layout
Updated on Sep 24, 2022 08:06 PM IST

An emotional Roger Federer is embraced by his wife Mirka(AP)

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Federer had announced that he would be ending his illustrious career after the Laver Cup. While there are still two more days left for the competition to end, Federer said he would only be playing a doubles match and has since pulled out. (Action Images via Reuters) View Photos in a new improved layout
Updated on Sep 24, 2022 08:06 PM IST

Federer had announced that he would be ending his illustrious career after the Laver Cup. While there are still two more days left for the competition to end, Federer said he would only be playing a doubles match and has since pulled out. (Action Images via Reuters)

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Team Europe and World members lift Roger Federer at the end of his match(REUTERS) View Photos in a new improved layout
Updated on Sep 24, 2022 08:06 PM IST

Team Europe and World members lift Roger Federer at the end of his match(REUTERS)

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