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Roger Federer to Continue with Laver Cup after Retiring

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World No.3 Roger Federer talks about his future plans of playing the Laver Cup after his retirement. The Swiss star, who is present in Geneva to take part in the Laver Cup 2019 for the third consecutive year explained where the Laver Cup will be once his career ends.

Roger Federer, who’s management company TEAM8 is one of the partners to create the Laver Cup in 2017, elucidated that the three-day event will always be close to him even after he hangs up his racquet.

Roger Federer

In an interview at the Laver Cup 2019, Roger Federer said: “I do not know to what extent I will be involved in the organization. At the moment I try to give good advice, both from a player’s and organizer’s point of view.”

The Basel native further revealed his future role in the Laver Cup and what he considers particularly important in sponsoring relationships.

Roger Federer

He further continued: “But I do it for friendship. I can also help press, sponsors, players, and fans because I think I can be in one of those positions. But it’s clear the Laver Cup will always be close to me. The idea is to see all those old friends and tennis legends.”

Roger Federer also divulged that besides the Laver Cup, he will continue playing exhibitions after his retirement to help the rising players in Switzerland. Furthermore, the 38-year-old will also continue the Roger Federer Foundation after his resignation.

Roger Federer

The Swiss maestro concluded, “Besides the Laver Cup, I am also thinking about continuing to play some exhibitions, to help or train younger players of the Swiss tennis. That’s why I would like to stay in tennis. I also have my Foundation and family. My wife and four children will enjoy traveling together.”

Federer will play doubles with Alexander Zverev on the day 1 of the Laver Cup 2019. The duo will face Team World’s Denis Shapovalov and Jack Sock.