Roger Federer: Here's why he retired and how much money he's made during his career

Roger Federer is one of the most successful tennis players, at the age of 41, he has announced he is retiring from the sport, here’s what we know.

Roger Federer has just announced his retirement, here’s why
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Roger Federer has just announced his retirement, here’s why

As a 20-time grand-slam winner, Roger Federer has made a name for himself in the world of tennis. Now at the age of 41, and a father of four, he has decided to hang up his tennis shoes and retire. He’s what we know.

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‘I know my body’s capacity’

The tennis star announced through a letter shared on his Twitter page that the Laver Cup will be his final tennis competition. Indeed Federer has been having ongoing knee problems for the past three years as reported by The Guardian.

In his letter, the tennis legend goes on to explain that even though he loves the sport, he needs to listen to his body, which is telling him to stop:

I also know my body’s capacities and limits, and its message to me lately has been clear.

Despite surgeries and recovery, Federer was unable to return to his old form and in the past few years has played fewer matches. He has now made the decision to end entirely:

Tennis has treated me more generously than I ever would have dreamt, and now I must recognise when it is time to end my competitive career.

What is his net worth?

As a 20-time grand-slam champion, you can imagine that Roger Federer probably has a high net worth, and you would be guessing correctly.

According to Celebrity Net Worth, Roger Federer is estimated to be worth around $550 million in 2022.

According to Parade, Roger Federer earned around $129 million thanks to his tennis career. The rest was earned through endorsements and paid appearances. Federer has endorsements deals with Rolex, Credit Suisse, Mercedes Benz and Uniqlo.

Sources used:

Parade: 'Tennis Great Roger Federer Not Only Earns Titles—He Earns the Big Bucks! Inside Roger Federer's Net Worth',

Celebrity Net Worth: 'Roger Federer Net Worth',

The Guardian: 'Roger Federer announces retirement from tennis after stellar career'

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