Swiss tennis pro Roger Federer retires

The World

Roger Federer, the 20-time Grand Slam Champion and professional tennis player from Switzerland, announced his retirement on Thursday. The World's Bianca Hillier has the details on why he's stepping away and what legacy he's leaving behind.

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