WATCH: Novak Djokovic gets emotional seeing Roger Federer spend the final moments of his legendary career with his family

Fans react to Novak Djokovic getting emotional seeing Roger Federer hug his family during his farewell at the Laver Cup

Novak Djokovic crying during Roger Federer's farewell
Novak Djokovic crying during Roger Federer's farewell

Roger Federer, the 41-year-old Swiss tennis professional is widely regarded as one of the greatest tennis players of all time. With 20 grand slam titles to his name, Federer has etched his name among the all-time greats of the sport. The Swiss maestro recently retired from professionally playing tennis after a legendary career.

The Swiss icon recently retired after competing at the Laver Cup. Rafael Nadal, Novak Djokovic, Andy Murray, and Roger Federer competed alongside each other for the first time in the history of the tournament. Everyone got emotional as Federer finally retired and that included his biggest rivals Nadal and Djokovic as well.

In a video posted on Twitter, Novak Djokovic is seen getting emotional and crying after Mirka Federer hugged the Serb.

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Novak Djokovic paid tribute to Roger Federer

Novak Djokovic and Roger Federer
Novak Djokovic and Roger Federer

The Laver Cup made history as Rafael Nadal, Novak Djokovic, Andy Murray, and Federer all played alongside each other as they took on Team World. Nadal was visibly emotional seeing his longtime rival and friend Roger Federer finally call it quits from tennis. In a career that spanned over 2 decades, Federer surely left a mark on the tennis world.

Seeing the Swiss icon receive a legendary farewell, Novak Djokovic started talking about his own ideal retirement as well. He said,  “There is definitely one thing I would wish is that other than having my family and the people closest to me in my life there, I would love to have my biggest rivals there because it was something special and added importance to that moment.

Just like Nadal, Djokovic got very emotional during Federer’s farewell as well. Fans took to Twitter to react to the video of Novak Djokovic crying after hugging Roger Federer’s wife and seeing the Swiss icon hug his family in a heartwarming moment.

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Akshit Bhatnagar is an avid sports fan who covers Tennis for FirstSportz. He is currently pursuing Journalism and Mass Communication from JECRC University, Jaipur. He is a huge Tennis and Football fan who supports Bayern Munich and loves Novak Djokovic.