Roger Federer reacts to Laver Cup Day 1 line-up

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Retired Roger Federer will play the final match of his illustrious career against his greatest rival and best friend Rafael Nadal in his O2 in London on Friday.

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Federer and Nadal will face Jacques Sock and Francis Tierfo in doubles on day one of the 2022 Laver His Cup. Federer, considered one of the greatest players in the history of the sport, announced h...

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He has been out of action since Wimbledon last year and has suffered several setbacks in his efforts to return to the pitch.

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With 20 Grand Slam titles, six of his ATP Finals, 28 Masters 1000 and 237 consecutive weeks at No. 1 Federer has a legacy that goes beyond numbers. But the 41-year-old felt he had run his own course.

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Federer's announcement made it clear that he played his last singles match – against Hubert Furakatsu in last year's Wimbledon quarterfinals – where he lost in straight sets.

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Federer had only three sets in 221 games (192-29) on the grass.

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The 41-year-old will retire with an outstanding personal record of 1251-275-103 titles. Only Jimmy Connors has won more singles matches (1274) and singles titles (109) than Federer.

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Federer will join his great rivals Rafael Nadal, Novak Djokovic and Andy Murray at the O2 Arena, with Stefanos Tsitsipas and Kasper Rudd also part of Team Europe.

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