Both world No. 1s were among a slew of current top players and tennis legends who took to social media to celebrate the 20-time Grand Slam champion.
Some of the biggest names in tennis, including both current world No. 1s, took to Twitter last night during the final match of Roger Federer’s career at the Laver Cup in London, sharing their emotions and paying tribute to the 20-time Grand Slam champion and former world No. 1 as he took to the court one last time.
Current WTA No. 1 Iga Swiatek sacrificed sleep to stay up and watch the match:
Several players—like American No. 1s Taylor Fritz and Jessica Pegula, longtime friend Stan Wawrinka and four-time major champion Kim Clijsters—shared their emotions:
Current ATP No. 1 Carlos Alcaraz live-tweeted the whole roller coaster ride:
The ATP also put out a tribute video during the match featuring 16 players: Matteo Berrettini, Casper Ruud, Ons Jabeur, Fritz, Felix Auger-Aliassime, Swiatek, Stefanos Tsitsipas, Belinda Bencic, Cam Norrie, Leylah Fernandez, Alex de Minaur, Coco Gauff, Dominic Thiem, Naomi Osaka, Daniil Medvedev and Petra Kvitova: