Roger Federer retirement message

Federer had earlier announced his intention to retire from tennis next week at the end of the Laver Cup

Roger Federer (German: [ˈrɔdʒər ˈfeːdərər]; born 8 August 1981)

Swiss professional tennis player. He was ranked world No. 1 by the Association of Tennis Professionals (ATP)

Federer has played in an era where he dominated men's tennis

Although Federer remained in the Top 3 during most of the early 2010s,

Federer is married to former Women's Tennis Association player Miroslava Federer

Federer made his ATP debut at the 1998 Swiss Open Gstaad in his home country of Switzerland

His international breakthrough came at the 2001 Wimbledon Championships

During 2004, Federer won three Grand Slam singles titles