Federer arrives in London for Laver Cup, the last tournament of his career

Swiss ATP legend Roger Federer has arrived in London for the Laver Cup, which will be his ultimate tournament as a professional tennis player.

The 20-time Grand Slam champion, who announced his retirement last Thursday, is scheduled to compete in the tournament for the fourth and final time before he draws the curtains over his illustrious career.

Federer arrived in the British capital in a private jet on Sunday. The tournament will be held at London’s O2 arena in the presence of a vast crowd of tennis enthusiasts and celebrities who look forward to getting a glimpse of the 41-year-old’s last dance.

The former World No.1 is expected to initiate his final goodbye on September 22 with a practice session with Team Europe. In the official event, to be held from September 23 to 25, he will be seen competing alongside his biggest rivals – Rafael Nadal, Novak Djokovic, and Andy Murray, as well as youngsters Casper Ruud and Stefanos Tsitsipas. Bjorn Borg will captain the team and Italy’s Matteo Berrettini will join as an alternate for Team Europe.

The ensemble will fight it out for the title against Team World, which will be captained by John McEnroe. McEnroe's team, meanwhile, also includes Diego Schwartzman, Alex de Minaur, Frances Tiafoe, Jack Sock, Felix Auger-Aliassime, and Taylor Fritz. Tommy Paul was recently chosen as the alternate for the team.

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