This week two veterans made announcements about retirement.
40-year-old Sarena Williams also talked about retiring after us open
And now Roger Federer announced his retirement from the sport on Thursday.
Both of these players are considered to be the greatest athletes in the history of the sport.
FRoger Federer said that he will take the court for the last time at the Laver Cup to be held in London next week.
After the retirement of these two legends, an era of tennis is coming to an end.
At the same time, 21-year-old Inga Sviatec and 19-year-old Carlos Alcaraz saw a glimpse of the beginning of a new era of tennis.
Sarena Williams has won 23 Grand Slam titles and Federer has won 20 Grand Slam titles in her career.