Roger Federer received an psychological welcome he will often recall alongside his excellent pal and rival Rafael Nadal for their Laver Cup farewell doubles match.
Federer enters the court for the last match of his occupation
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Previously on Eurosport, Federer sat down with Nadal, Novak Djokovic and Andy Murray soon right before the match acquired underway and gave his feelings about the huge event.
“I am delighted they are heading to have far more battles,” Federer explained to Eurosport. “I’m heading to be seeing from the couch or the bed, where ever, so it’s likely to truly feel very good.
“I’m content to go initial due to the fact I am the oldest of the bunch. I experimented with extended and challenging to arrive back for the previous handful of many years and this is the correct minute to go out.”
“Tennis has meant and will nevertheless suggest the earth to me,” Federer additional, with a dedicated display in his honour to broadcast on Eurosport and discovery+ on Sunday.
“Tennis is in great fingers, the boys are still right here, and a large amount of new gamers are coming up.
“Tennis is always even bigger than any of us and it’s been an absolute pleasure to share the court [with ‘Big Four’ rivals] that several times and have so numerous cool battles.
“Some matches we may possibly have overlooked or we disregard them, but there’s a ton of them that have linked us forever and it is incredibly special for us.”
Federer also gained a huge welcome as he came on court for the first team introductions earlier in the afternoon with the retiring star coming out last for Group Europe.
Watch the minute Federer is introduced to adoring and raucous Laver Cup crowd
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