Full Roger Federer retirement statement after '24-year adventure': 'I love you and will never leave you'

Roger Federer has penned a poignant farewell message after he confirmed that he will retire from professional tennis after next week's Laver Cup. After more than a year on the sidelines following a third operation on his troublesome right knee, Federer is set to make his competitive return at the team event at London’s O2 Arena. He will team up with fellow