Roger Federer said on social media last week that he was ready to retire, and now the fateful day is here: The 41-year-old tennis legend will take the court for the final time as a professional on Friday alongside Rafael Nadal in a doubles match in London at the Laver Cup, the international team tournament he cofounded in 2017.
Federer, who has been sidelined by a knee injury since reaching the Wimbledon quarterfinals in July 2021, is among the most accomplished players in the history of the sport when judged by his on-court exploits. Off the court, however, there’s no debate: Federer is tennis’ greatest of all-time, and one of the most financially successful athletes ever, regardless of sport.
Read more at: https://www.forbes.com/sites/brettknight/2022/09/23/20-grand-slams-11-billion-in-earnings-roger-federers-legendary-career-by-the-numbers/?sh=2f0a63411ef9
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