#FoxSports – #Tennis – #RogerFederer declared ‘champion of his era’ by #RodLaver as #RafaelNadal, #NovakDjokovic close in

Australian sporting legend Rod Laver believes that Roger Federer remains “the champion of his era”, even as he enters the final year of his “best” tennis and Rafael Nadal closes in on a record-breaking 21st grand slam singles title.

One of the most consequential races in the tennis’ history is taking place on the men’s side, as what appeared to be an unassailable 20 grand slam singles titles for Federer has been matched by Nadal, with Novak Djokovic also closing fast on 17.

Laver, who holds 11 grand slam singles titles and a heartwarming friendship with Federer, said the Swiss maestro was still in his eyes this era’s best.

Read more at: https://www.foxsports.com.au/tennis/roger-federer-declared-champion-of-his-era-by-rod-laver-as-rafael-nadal-novak-djokovic-close-in/news-story/d1a97ed07de8bf973213381c289d456f

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