Emotional Goodbye : Watch Swiss Tennis Icon Roger Federer In Tears In His Farewell Event ; Rafael Nadal Weeps As Well

Spanish tennis ace Rafael Nadal was captured in an emotional moment as his long-time rival and friend Roger Federer bid goodbye to the sport following the doubles clash at the ongoing Laver Cup 2022.

he 20-time Grand Slam champion, 41, and Nadal, playing for Team Europe, went down 6-4, 6-7 (2/7), 9-11 against Team World’s Frances Tiafoe and Jack Sock.

When the match ended, Federer hugged Nadal as well as Tiafoe and Sock before he began crying. Nadal was also captured in tears after their loss in Federer’s last match in competitive tennis.

Association of Tennis Professionals (ATP), the governing body of men’s tennis, also acknowledged this moment and shared a GIF that captured both the legends sitting together and crying.

“How are we getting over this? @rogerfederer | @RafaelNadal | #RForever,” tweeted ATP.

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