Federer explains the story behind an unforgettable photo with Nadal at the Laver Cup

Roger Federer’s tennis career has officially ended after he lost the doubles match alongside rival Rafael Nadal in the 2022 Laver Cup last Friday.

The 20-time Grand Slam champion’s post-match gala was touching for everyone at the O2 Arena in London.

Federer and Nadal let tears flow after the match, and a viral photo has now been taken of the two opponents-turned-friends holding hands in tears.

Federer said in his first interview since his retirement New York timesChristopher Cleary That he saw a picture of him and Nadal, and explained what he was thinking during that moment.

“Well, I mean, it was a short moment,” Federer said. “I think at one point, I was crying so hard, I don’t know, it was all on my mind about how happy I was to experience this moment out there with everyone. And I think that’s what was so beautiful just sitting there, enjoying everything while the music was on, and maybe The focus was more on her [the singer Ellie Goulding]. So, you almost forgot that you are still taking pictures.

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