Roger Federer introduced on Thursday that he would convey down curtains on his illutrious tennis profession

after subsequent week's Laver Cup.

Federer issued a press release earlier on Thursday saying his physique had successfully advised him to convey the curtain down on a profession

profession that yielded 20 Grand Slam singles titles

The Laver Cup crew occasion in London will even give him a last probability to play competitively as a part of the

as a part of the "Huge 4", who dominated tennis over the previous 20 years

Rafael Nadal, who holds the document for Grand Slam titles with 22; Novak Djokovic, who has received 21 Grand Slam crown

and two-time Wimbledon champion Andy Murray will all play collectively as a part of Group Europe.

Federer paid tribute to them too. "I used to be fortunate sufficient to play so many epic matches that I'll always remember," he stated