Former World No.1’s Roger Federer and Rafael Nadal have been playing high standard tennis so far while discussions are going on their retirements. However, former World No.3 Ivan Ljubicic envisions FEDAL will not go away from tennis even after the farewell.
The 41-years-old retired Croatian tennis professional is the current coach of Roger Federer, and he runs a sports agency, which is known as LJ Sports Group.
In a recent conversation with Tennis Magazine Italia, Ivan Ljubicic answered a whole bunch of questions, especially his new business investments and student Roger Federer.
Therein, speaking about Roger Federer and Rafael Nadal’s post-retirement life, the Croatian coach emphasised that there are several numbers one’s disappeared from the game after ending their career. Still, he anticipates Swiss, and Spaniard will stay over a period of time.
Ivan Ljubicic continued, “That they are both in love with tennis when they stop playing, Roger and Rafa will not disappear. There are other number ones that, once stopped, no one has seen them again. Roger and Rafa no, they will stay.”(Quotes translated into English via Google translator)
“Nadal Already Has His Academy and Roger His Agency”: Ivan Ljubicic
Swiss Maestro’s coach also foresees that Federer and Nadal would work with tennis for a while after retirement because of their relevant creations.
While Rafa runs an international tennis academy in his hometown Manacor, Roger and his management company Team 8 hold Laver Cup every year.
The Croatian added, “Well, I don’t decide that. Nadal already has his academy. Roger his agency, and then he created the Laver Cup… After that I don’t know, I can’t know how things will go. In my opinion, they won’t be doing one thing full time.”