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Celebs and fans’ emotional response after Serena and Federer announce retirement

Roger Federer announced that he will retire from playing competitive tennis next week.

On Thursday, Roger Federer penned down a note regarding his retirement after next week’s Laver Cup in London.

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The 41-year-old Swiss, who won 20 Grand Slam titles and is widely regarded as the greatest player to ever pick up a racket, hasn’t competed since Wimbledon last year.

Federer wrote on Instagram, “The Laver Cup next week in London will be my final ATP event. I will play more tennis in the future, of course, but just not in Grand Slams or on the tour”

Serena Williams expressed similar emotions when saying goodbye to tennis fans.

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Another all-time great Serena Williams announced his retirement a few weeks back from competitive tennis after a 27-year-long career.

Fans and celebrities across the world have expressed their opinions and emotions on the parallel retirement of two all-time great tennis stars.

Federer’s longtime rival and friend on the tennis court, Rafa Nadal said “I wish this day would have never come”.

Former Pakistan captain Wasim Akram said, Federer, will always rule our hearts.

A fan made a beautiful video edit to pay tribute to the tennis legend.

Bill Gates wrote in his tweet, “You’ve been an inspiration to an entire generation of tennis players”.

Formula 1 star George Russell congratulated Federer on their remarkable career.

Former Indian cricketer Sachin Tendulkar expressed his emotions.

A fan on Twitter wrote her opinion on Serena Williams’s retirement.

Tennis will never be the same again, says a fan after Serena and Federer retire.

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