Roger Federer retires from tennis – level 3

21-09-2022 07:00

Swiss tennis star Roger Federer announced that he would retire after next week’s Laver Cup in London, UK.

Many people regard Federer as the greatest male player to swing a tennis racket because he has won 20 Grand Slam titles. With his artistry and grace, he dominated men’s tennis for years. In 2003, he won his first grand slam title at Wimbledon, and he took the sport to new levels.

After losing at last year’s Wimbledon, Federer planned to play another match, but a knee injury stopped him. However, his fans still believed that he could return for one last golden farewell.

In his latest Instagram post, Federer said that at 41 years old, he’d played more than 1,500 matches over 24 years. Tennis was his lifelong passion, but he recognized that the time came to end his competitive career.

Federer’s career includes eight Wimbledon titles, five US Open titles, six Australian crowns and a single French Open title. He also holds the record for 237 consecutive weeks as world number one.

Difficult words: dominate (to be the most important person in something), golden farewell (a positive occasion to depart or say goodbye), consecutive (one event or activity after another without an interruption).

You can watch the video news lower on this page.

What do you think about this news?


News in Levels is designed to teach you 3000 words in English. Please follow the instructions

How to improve your English with News in Levels: 


  1. Do the test at Test Languages.
  2. Go to your level. Go to Level 1 if you know 1-1000 words. Go to Level 2 if you know 1000-2000 words. Go to Level 3 if you know 2000-3000 words.


  1. Read two news articles every day.
  2. Read the news articles from the day before and check if you remember all new words.


  1. Listen to the news from today and read the text at the same time.
  2. Listen to the news from today without reading the text.


  1. Answer the question under today’s news and write the answer in the comments.


  1. Choose one person from the Skype section.
  2. Talk with this person. You can answer questions from Speak in Levels.


Stock images by Depositphotos