Roger Federer may play the last match of his astonishing career in doubles with Rafael Nadal on Friday at the Laver Cup. During a press conference on Wednesday, Roger was asked to comment about the possibility of him playing with Rafa.
Roger said that it would be a special moment if he plays with Nadal doubles and a great message that would go beyond the sport that rivals can also achieve something together.
This is what Roger said.
Roger was asked today what it would mean to play with Rafa, in his last ever match, albeit doubles.
Says it would be a “special moment” 🇪🇸🇨🇭 pic.twitter.com/Y4puUrzUu7
— Olly 🎾🇬🇧 (@Olly_Tennis_) September 21, 2022
Roger Federer in 2022
At present, during this year Federer has managed to achieve a compiled 0-0 record.
Rafael Nadal in 2022
This season Rafael has managed to achieve a compiled 38-5 win-loss record. Nadal conquered 4 titles in 2022 in Melbourne, Australian Open, Acapulco and French Open. Rafael reached the final in Indian Wells.
Roger Federer and Rafael Nadal faced off 40 times. Their record is 24-16 for Nadal. Previously, the last time they fought against each other, Roger Federer won 7-6(3) 1-6 6-3 6-4 in the semifinal in London (Wimbledon) in July 2019.
In the following video you can watch the highlights.