#sports activities Roger Federer prepares for ‘Big Four’ night out with Andy Murray, Novak Djokovic and Rafael Nadal
Roger Federer prepares for ‘Big Four’ night out in London with Sir Andy Murray, Novak Djokovic and Rafael Nadal by taking part in desk tennis in a TUXEDO as he shares iconic picture of legendary stars
- Roger Federer has shared an iconic picture with a few of tennis’ greatest stars
- He was pictured with Sir Andy Murray, Novak Djokovic and Rafael Nadal in the present day
- The 4 wore tuxedos as on a day they educated forward of Federer’s last match
- All 4 gamers are a part of Team Europe that may play within the Laver Cup in London
Retiring tennis legend Roger Federer has shared an iconic picture on social media this night, in addition to a video taking part in desk tennis in a tuxedo.
The image confirmed the 20-time grand slam champion alongside former rivals Novak Djokovic, Sir Andy Murray and Rafael Nadal posing for a photograph, dressed as much as head out to the Gala at Somerset House, with the caption stating: ‘Heading to dinner with some associates.’
Beforehand, Federer had posted a video of himself taking part in desk tennis on a day all 4 gamers had been on court docket training forward of the Laver Cup.
Rafael Nadal, Sir Andy Murray, Novak Djokovic and Roger Federer posed in tuxedos in the present day
The Big Four are teaming up for the primary and final time to characterize Team Europe in Federer’s last event on the O2 Arena.
The Swiss famous person introduced his choice to retire from the game earlier this month, and this weekend’s occasion on the O2 Arena will probably be his swansong.
After having three main knee operations in recent times, Federer was all the time more likely to solely be match sufficient to play doubles for Team Europe, and he had beforehand spoken of his want to play alongside Nadal.
The 4 stars have been getting ready to go out for the Gala dinner collectively in London this night
The present and former rivals have been all smiles on a day they’d spent the whole thing of collectively
Team Europe captain Bjorn Borg has granted the 20-time grand slam champion his want, and he’ll take to the court docket with the 36-year-old, a 22-time main winner, to face Frances Tiafoe and Jack Sock of Team World at round 9pm on Friday.
‘I’m unsure if I can deal with all of it however I’ll attempt,’ mentioned Federer.
‘This one feels an entire lot completely different. I’m glad to have him on my group and not taking part in in opposition to him.
‘Playing with Rafa feels actually completely different. To be capable to do it yet one more time, I’m certain will probably be fantastic and I’ll attempt my absolute best.’
The gamers have been getting ready to play for Bjorn Borg’s Team Europe within the Laver Cup
Federer will group with Nadal to play his final ever recreation this Friday on the O2 in London
The image could also be an emotional one for tennis followers to see with the top of an period slowly coming to an in depth with Federer’s retirement.
Murray himself has been dealing with a sequence of accidents in latest instances, with solely Djokovic seemingly remaining on the prime of his recreation in a foursome that has shared so many implausible years of rivalries.
Tickets for Friday’s occasion are actually promoting for upwards of £8,000 with many eager to look at the participant a number of regard as the best of all time in motion for one last time.