Swiss tennis legend Roger Federer took to his official Instagram handle and shared pictures of his visit to the iconic tennis venue Wimbledon on Friday. The 41-year-old announced his retirement from professional tennis earlier this year after winning a total of 20 Grand Slam titles. The Swiss champion has won a total of eight Wimbledon Championship titles in his career, the most of any men’s singles player.
‘Nice to see you again’: Roger Federer on Wimbledon visit after retirement
Meanwhile, Federer shared a series of pictures from the scene on his Instagram Stories, which soon went viral among tennis fans on Twitter. At the same time, he posted a photo of the iconic Wimbledon trophy, captioning it, “Nice to see you again.” Roger Federer is third in the list of players with most Grand Slam titles behind Rafael Nadal (22 Grand Slam wins) and Novak Djokovic (21 Grand Slam wins). Here’s a look at Federer’s pictures and how the internet reacted to them.
Roger Federer’s visit to Wimbledon is abuzz on social media
When the sun shines, we will shine together
I said I’ll be here forever
She said I will always be your friend
Swear, I will last till the end
You can stand under my umbrella Ella, Ella, Eh, Eh, Eh
Under my umbrella, Ella, Ella, #Federer @rogerfederer pic.twitter.com/bVZTFn5kn2
— Saket Fedex (@saketfedex) 26 November 2022
Roger Federer paired with Rafael Nadal in his final on-court appearance
The tennis legend played his final Grand Slam match during Wimbledon Championships 2021, where he suffered the injury in his quarter-final match against Hubert Hurkaz. While he was expected to return to the court in late 2022, he shocked the sporting world by announcing his retirement after his last appearance at the Laver Cup 2022. He teamed up with long-time rival and close friend Raphael. Nadal in a doubles match against Jacques Schock and Francis Tiafoe. Unfortunately, Federer and Nadal lost the match but their display of friendship won hearts.
Professional career of 20-time Grand Slam champion Roger Federer
The tennis ace finished her professional career with a total of 1251 wins and 275 losses. During his illustrious career, the Swiss won a total of 103 titles, including 20 Grand Slam tournaments. This tally includes eight Wimbledon titles (2003, 2004, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2012, 2017), six Australian Open titles (2004, 2006, 2007, 2010, 2017, 2017, 2017, 2017, 2017, 2017 and 2017). A five-time US Open winner (2004, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2008).