After next week's Laver Cup, Roger Federer will end his career as a tennis player, he revealed on social media on Thursday

“As many of you know, the past three years have presented me with challenges in the form of injuries and surgeries,” Federer said

“I am 41 years old. I have played more than 1,500 matches over 24 years. Tennis has treated me more generously than I ever would have dreamt

Only Rafael Nadal (22) and Novak Djokovic have won more Grand Slam tournaments (20) than Roger Federer (21).

Federer last participated in a competition at Wimbledon in July 2021. He has undergone numerous knee surgeries

The Laver Cup would be his last competition in London the following week. This information was released just a few days after the U.S. Open in July 2021. He has undergone numerous knee surgeries

In London, Federer went on to win a total of eight singles championships. He captured five U.S. Open titles and six Australian Open singles titles

Only Djokovic ($158.9 million) and Nadal ($131.6 million) have earned more money in career prizes than he has ($130.5 million)