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Roger Federer Hails “Grace” Of Queen Elizabeth II As Pele Salutes “Legacy”

Roger Federer hailed Queen Elizabeth II for her “elegance” and “grace” as the world of sport stopped to pay tribute to the British monarch following her death aged 96. Sporting events in Britain scheduled for Friday, including Test cricket and European golf’s PGA Championship, were cancelled as a mark of respect. British horse racing chiefs also pressed the pause button as tributes poured in for the queen across the sporting world. In New York, there was a moment of silence at the US Open just before the women’s semi-finals got under way.

“I am deeply saddened by the passing of Her Royal Majesty,” tweeted Federer, who met the queen when she visited Wimbledon in 2010.

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