Clips of Roger Federer taking part in desk tennis at current gala dinner have gone viral, and the tennis legend appears simply nearly as good with a desk tennis bat as he does with the tennis racket.
At a current gala dinner, forward of the Laver Cup in London this weekend, Federer was noticed taking part in desk tennis with Argentine tennis participant Diego Schwartzman, and the clip has gone viral on social media.
On Federer’s personal Twitter account, the Swiss uploaded a clip of him scoring an emphatic level towards Schwartzman, captioning the clip: “Only a fast warmup earlier than the gala”.
Roger Federer exhibits off his table-tennis expertise
And with the file holding eight-time Wimbledon champion having just lately introduced his retirement from tennis, his spectacular desk tennis expertise recommend that he might take pleasure in a profession within the scaled down model of the game.
The occasion at which Federer was taking part in desk tennis was a gala dinner earlier than the Laver Cup this weekend, wherein Federer will play his final skilled sport, following his emotional assertion of retirement final week.
Video: Roger Federer making table-tennis look straightforward
only a fast warmup earlier than the gala 🏓 pic.twitter.com/U4udl8hKV4
— Roger Federer (@rogerfederer) September 22, 2022
Roger plying ping_pong 😄
🎥Engenia De Martino pic.twitter.com/Mh5NmwPZ64
— Allez Roger (@fedrermoment) September 22, 2022
The 41-year-old said on social media that The Laver Cup could be his last ATP occasion and defined:
“As a lot of you realize, the previous three years have offered me with challenges within the type of accidents and surgical procedures. I’ve labored laborious to return to full aggressive kind. However I additionally know my physique’s capacities and limits, and its message to me these days has been clear.”
Roger Federer’s last match to be with Rafael Nadal
Fittingly, Federer’s final sport will function him teaming up with long-time rival Rafael Nadal in a Doubles match for Staff Europe towards Staff World’s Frances Tiafoe and Jack Sock in London’s O2 Area on Friday evening.
Sitting in a press convention with Staff Europe teammates Nadal, Novak Djokovic, and Andy Murray, Federer claimed that: “Sitting right here, it feels good that I’m going first from the blokes. It simply feels proper.”
Nevertheless, for a lot of followers, tennis won’t ‘really feel proper’ for some time following Federer’s retirement from the game, with the 20-time Grand Slam singles title winner having performed an enormous position in defining the trendy sport together with Nadal, Djokovic, and Murray.
With Federer’s retirement, an iconic period is coming to an finish, not simply in tennis however in sport as a complete.
Nevertheless, it might imply that we get to see him donning a wise tuxedo displaying off his spectacular desk tennis expertise extra typically.