Mumbai: Anushka Sharma On Thursday, 20-time Grand Slam winner Roger Federer introduced that he’ll retire after the Laver Cup in London.
Federer broke the information in a prolonged social media put up, stating “I’m 41 years previous, I`ve performed greater than 1,500 matches over 24 years, and tennis has handled me extra generously than I ever would have dreamt.”
Quickly after the announcement, social media broke with congratulatory messages lauding Federer`s wealthy contribution to the game. Bollywood celebrities additionally reacted to Federer`s retirement. Actor Anushka Sharma took to her Instagram story to share the information.”Genius,” she wrote, including a pink heartbreak emoji. Anushka`s husband and cricketer Virat Kohli additionally reacted to the information and shared his adulation for the ace tennis participant. Virat commented on Roger Federer`s put up on Instagram and wrote, “The best of all time. King roger,” together with coronary heart emoji.
Right here is the put up shared by Anushka:
Kareena Kapoor Khan known as Federer a “legend.””Legend. My all time favorite. What an incredible human being,” Dia Mirza wrote on Instagram Story.
Right here is the put up shared by Kareena:
Federer`s determination to retire has left Pooja Hegde emotional.”Can’t…however what a legacy,” she wrote on Instagram Story together with crying emojis. Federer received his first grand slam within the 12 months 2003 when he received the Wimbledon title. He has since gone on to win 6 Australian Open, 1 French Open, 8 Wimbledon and 5 US Open titles.
“The Laver Cup subsequent week will probably be my closing ATP occasion. I’ll play extra tennis in the way forward for course however simply not in grand slams or on the tour. It is a bitter candy determination as a result of I’ll miss every thing the tour has given me. However on the similar time, there may be a lot to have fun. I think about myself one of the crucial lucky folks on earth. I used to be given a particular expertise to play tennis, and I did it at a degree that I by no means imagined, for for much longer than I ever thought potential,” Federer mentioned within the observe”
I want to particularly thank my superb spouse Mirka who has lived by means of each minute with me. She has warmed me up earlier than finals, watched numerous matches even whereas over 8 months pregnant. And has endured my goofy aspect on the street with my group for over 20 years. I additionally need to thank my 4 fantastic kids for supporting me, all the time wanting to discover new locations and creating fantastic reminiscences alongside the way in which,” he concluded.