TENNIS legend Roger Federer is set to play WITH fierce rivals Rafael Nadal and Novak Djokovic before retiring from the sport.
Federer, who earlier today announced he was retiring from professional tennis, will play his final ever tournament in London next week.
The Laver Cup, a series which pits a collection of players from Europe and the rest of the World against each other, will see the end of an era with Federer's final pro swing of a racket coming during the tournament.
The cup is being held at the indoor hard courts of the O2 arena, and will host some of the biggest stars tennis has seen in the last decade.
Federer, who will no doubt take the headlines, will play alongside 2022 double grand slam winner Nadal and Wimbledon champion Djokovic.
It will mark a historic occasion where the 'big three' will play together for the time ever.
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Former World No1 Andy Murray – who at one point made it the 'big four' – will also be involved.
US Open runner up Casper Ruud and Greek star Stefanos Tsitsipas will complete Team Europe's line up, which will be captained and vice-captained by Björn Borg and Thomas Enqvist respectively.
Team Europe have won the tournament for the last five years running, and with a line like they have this year it is difficult to see that streak ending.
The big three have an astonishing 63 Grand Slam titles between them – almost as many as the next six players' grand slam wins combined.
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Global tennis paid tribute to the man many consider to be the best to ever grace the court, with many expressing sadness and gratitude to the 41-year-old's accomplishments and impact.
Federer's final professional outing will be between September 23 – 25, the dates on which the Laver cup will run.
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