"Retirement is getting closer & I will miss tennis so much." Do you think Federer is hinting retirement?

In an interview with Zeit, Swiss tennis legend Roger Federer admits the thought of retirement has been playing on his mind.

“Retirement is getting closer & I will miss tennis so much.”

Federer has taken a year-long hiatus from tennis as he underwent two knee surgeries. Presently, he is recovering from his surgeries and very soon he will start his fitness training.

The Swiss maestro said that although he has been pondering on the thought of retirement, he wants to give himself another shot at playing on the ATP Tour.

Federer, who will turn 39 in August this year has continued to defy his age. He is ranked No 4 in the world and holds the record for winning 20 Grand Slam Championships.

When Federer decides to hang his racquet, it will be a big loss to tennis fans. Do you agree?


It will be a terrible day for Fed fans. The Swiss Legend is the GOAT of tennis.

Federer has a record win of 20 Grand Slam titles starting with his Wimbledon 2003 win.



Most accomplished tennis player in the history of the sport! :crown::tennis::blue_heart:

Swiss tennis legend Roger Federer has accomplished just about everything an athlete can in his illustrious career. 20 Grand Slam wins, 8 Wimbledon victories, 5 consecutive US Open titles…what else is there to achieve? How about a round of 73 Questions?

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Hope we see a great last hurrah from him and he finishes on high note!


Federer doesn’t have an Olympic Singles Gold so he might be looking at that final glory before he retires. He is out of the 2020 season due to knee surgery and currently, he is rehabbing. But he wants to compete with the best till he is around and retire on a winning note.


A record 20 Grand Slams to his name, there is no doubt Roger Federer is one of the all-time greats of the sport tennis.Federer is still going strong and is playing at the highest level. His current rankings are a minor proof to his dominance in the sport even at this age.
He is currently the fourth-ranked player in the world. However, that could have been under threat had games not been suspended due to the coronavirus.At the start of the year, Federer was ranked third. However, a not so satisfying display at the season-opening Australian Open.
If he is hinting at retirement then it would be huge loss for the whole tennis fraternity.