The last dance: Roger Federer will say goodbye to tennis playing alongside Rafael Nadal

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This Friday on English soil, Roger Federer he will officially say goodbye to professional tennis and there will be no better way to do it than by playing alongside the Spaniard Rafael Nadal. The Swiss informed long before that he is not in a position to play an individual match and for this reason, he will form a team with the man from Manacor in the doubles category of the Washer Cup.

Both tennis players are members of the Europewhich also has the presence of two veterans of this sport, such as the Serbian Novak Djokovic and the one at home, AndyMurray; in addition to Casper Rudd and the already recognized Stefanos Tsitsipas.

Nadal and Federer, for their part, will close this Friday the first date of this contest against Jack Sock and Frances Tifaoe; clash will end up being very special, since one of the best tennis players of the last 20 years will be saying goodbye.

It is super special to be able to play with Rafa. It’s a different feeling, being able to go out on the court and have the opportunity to play with Rafa or Novak. So for us to get a chance to do it one more time, it’s going to be wonderful.”Roger Federer commented.

It is important to note that this will not be the first time that Roger Federer Y Rafael Nadal form a team in this competition, since in 2017 they did the same in Czech Republic and for 2019 a new reunion could not take place due to an injury to the Spaniard’s wrist.

“I wanted people to be happy in my goodbye and not be telling me all the time how sorry they are. That it’s in London makes me happy because the US Open was scrapped when I saw Serena withdraw there. The city is one of the most special in my Wimbledon career.”the Swiss finished.

In this way, everything is ready for the world of tennis to have the opportunity to say goodbye to one of the most important and influential athletes of the last 20 years and why not, of all history thanks to his titles.

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