Laver Cup: Federer to pair up with Nadal for last professional match

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New Delhi, Sept 22: In the Laver Cup doubles match on Friday, Roger Federer will compete in the final doubles match of his brilliant career against his longtime rival Rafael Nadal.

Federer, who will end his tennis career after this week’s Laver Cup, announced that his final encounter would be single doubles match on Friday at London’s O2 Arena.

At this week’s Laver Cup, Federer will compete for the final time, competing for Team Europe against Nadal, Andy Murray, and Novak Djokovic, his three greatest adversaries throughout his illustrious 24-year career.

Federer and Nadal will play the American duo of Jack Sock and Frances Tiafoe in the final match of the evening at London’s O2 Arena, according to the order of play announced by the tournament’s organisers for the first day of play.

In a lengthy statement, Federer said that he would be leaving the game. The former World No. 1 claimed that although he was trying to get back into shape, his body was trying to tell him something else. One of many who responded to Federer’s announcement of his retirement was Nadal, who sent the Swiss star a poignant message expressing his wish that the day would never arrive.

Laver Cup: Federer to pair up with Nadal for last professional match