Press comments on Roger Federer's resignation


Switzerland

Blick: "The greatest of all time – forever."

Aargauer Zeitung: “Roger Federer had a love affair with the public and gave us the illusion of perfection. With Roger Federer, a luminary is stepping down who has shaped world sport in this millennium like no other. He leaves not only victories and records, but memories of emotions and moments for eternity.”

The Tagesanzeiger: “The biggest one is leaving. Federer revolutionized tennis.”

Neue Züricher Zeitung: "Whether tournament director or ball boy, whether president or waiter: Federer treats everyone with the same friendliness and attention."

England

The Sun: Roger and out. Fed Up – the Swiss legend won an incredible 20 Grand Slam titles in his illustrious career.”

The Guardian: "He changed the game and always remained a gentleman - but now his time has come."





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France

L'Equipe: "God Save the King. His entire playing bordered on art and grandeur. It will be an emotional farewell.”

Spain

Marca: "A prime example of a gentleman, perhaps the ultimate gentleman in men's tennis."

Italy

Gazzetta dello Sport: "Federer is classic art: he goes, but stays anyway."

United States

New York Times: “Roger Federer, the elegant and enduring Swiss star who dominated men's tennis for two decades. He made the game look so easy.”

ESPN: "Without the joy of his annual appearances on Center Court at Wimbledon, tennis is going to feel different - a little poorer, for sure."

Serbia

Blic: "Tennis God - simply the greatest."



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