Tennis legend Roger Federer has announced that he will retire following the Laver Cup in London later this month.

After hearing the news of Federer's upcoming retirement, the tennis world paid tribute to one of the best to pick up a racket.

Rager said, "This is a bittersweet decision because I will miss everything the tour has given me."

He said, "At the age of 41, his body is telling him the time has come."

He is one of the most decorated players in the history of tennis.

Federer has won 20 Grand Slam singles titles, third behind only Rafael Nadal and Novak Djokovic.

Federer was ranked No. 1 worldwide for 310 weeks throughout his career. His 237 consecutive weeks at No. 1 is still a record.

Over his career, Federer has won more than 100 titles total and amassed a 1,251-275 record.

Finally, to the game of tennis: We love you Roger, and will miss you