Tennis legend Roger Federer recently announced his retirement from the sport following the Laver Cup, which is scheduled to be held in the last week of September. Taking to social media on Thursday, 15 September, the popular tennis player shared a heartfelt letter with his fans, announcing his retirement and captioned it, "To my tennis family and beyond, with love, Roger."
Soon after, the post was flooded with several reactions from his fans. Bollywood actors Anushka Sharma, Kareena Kapoor, Neha Dhupia, Dia Mirza and cricketer Virat Kohli also reacted to Federer's retirement, and expressed their heartbreak over it, among the others.
Virat commented on Federer's post and wrote, "The greatest of all time. King Roger," with heartbreak emoticons.
Whereas, Anushka shared Federer's video on the story of her official Instagram handle and wrote, "Genius" with a heartbreak emoticon.
Kareena also shared Federer's post on her Instagram story and wrote, "Legend" with a red heart emoticon.
Taking to Instagram, Neha shared an old video of the tennis legend, wherein he was announced as the Wimbledon champion for the first time.
Dia Mirza and Pooja Hegde also re-shared the tennis player's post on their Instagram stories. Dia wrote, "Legend. An all time favourite. What an amazing human being!" While Pooja wrote, "Cannot. But what a legacy," with crying emoticons.
Virat and Anushka had met the legendary tennis player in 2019, when they paid a visit to the Rod Laver Arena in Melbourne as an audience to Novak Djkovic and Serena Williams in their respective rounds of 32 matches.