(CNN)When will Roger Federer retire? It is a question that tennis’ all-time great has been asked in recent years, especially after he suffered a freak knee injury in 2016 and moved into his mid and now late 30s.
Federer wants retirement to ‘be a day of celebration’
But all those Federer fans out there — and there are plenty of them given the Swiss boasts a combined 17.7 million followers on Twitter and Instagram — can relax.
In an interview with CNN Sport’s Christina Macfarlane, Federer didn’t sound like he would be stopping in 2019 — which marks his 21st year as a pro.