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Anna Wintour and Hugh Grant lead the way at Laver Cup for Roger Federer's farewell doubles match

Date night: Hugh Grant was joined by his wife Anna Eberstein in the stands of London's O2 Arena for Roger Federer's star-studded farewell match at the Laver Cup on Friday.

Hugh Grant and Anne Wintour were among a host of stars who attended London’s O2 Arena on Friday to watch Roger Federer bid farewell to tennis with a men’s doubles tie at the Laver Cup.

The actor, 63, was joined by his wife Anna Eberstein, 42, as they took their places in the stands for the tense matchup.

Also in attendance was Vogue editor-in-chief Anna Wintour, who was unusually cheerful as she chatted with Roger’s proud father, Robert, before the tennis ace’s final match before his retirement.

Date night: Hugh Grant was joined by his wife Anna Eberstein in the stands of London's O2 Arena for Roger Federer's star-studded farewell match at the Laver Cup on Friday.

Date night: Hugh Grant was joined by his wife Anna Eberstein in the stands of London’s O2 Arena for Roger Federer’s star-studded farewell match at the Laver Cup on Friday.

Hugh was wearing a navy blue jacket and a pair of brown suede shoes on his feet when he arrived at the coveted sporting event.

Journalist Anna rocked a pair of high-heeled snakeskin boots and her famous black sunglasses.

She accessorized with an eye-catching silver chain necklace and happily posed at the event.

Friends in High Places: Also in attendance was Vogue Editor-in-Chief Anna Wintour, who made an unusually cheerful display as she chatted with Roger's proud father, Rober.

Friends in High Places: Also in attendance was Vogue Editor-in-Chief Anna Wintour, who made an unusually cheerful display as she chatted with Roger’s proud father, Rober.

Stylish: Anna, 72, showed off her trademark sense of style as she wore a black dress with a red rose pattern that cinched at the waist

Stylish: Anna, 72, showed off her trademark sense of style as she wore a black dress with a red rose pattern that cinched at the waist

Relaxed and happy: Robert was dressed in a gray jacket and shirt which he left unbuttoned and the couple seemed to be enjoying each other's company

Relaxed and happy: Robert was dressed in a gray jacket and shirt which he left unbuttoned and the couple seemed to be enjoying each other’s company

Good friends: They could be seen laughing and chatting as they sat next to each other in the crowd.

Good friends: They could be seen laughing and chatting as they sat next to each other in the crowd.

She was seen sitting next to Roger Federer’s father, Robert Federer, as his son played his farewell doubles match in the UK capital.

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Robert was dressed in a gray jacket and shirt which he left unbuttoned and the pair seemed to be enjoying each other’s company.

They could be seen laughing and chatting as they sat next to each other in the crowd.

Dapper: Hugh was wearing a navy blue jacket and a pair of brown suede shoes on his feet, when he arrived at the coveted sporting event.

Dapper: Hugh was wearing a navy blue jacket and a pair of brown suede shoes on his feet, when he arrived at the coveted sporting event.

Date night: Hugh was seen sitting next to his girlfriend Anna, a TV producer and retail manager.

Date night: Hugh was seen sitting next to his girlfriend Anna, a TV producer and retail manager.

Big business: Elsewhere, Bill Gates, 66, was seen sitting in a navy V-neck sweater and shirt, and a black baseball cap as he sat with a female companion.

Big business: Elsewhere, Bill Gates, 66, was seen sitting in a navy V-neck sweater and shirt, and a black baseball cap as he sat with a female companion.

Elsewhere, Bill Gates, 66, was seen sitting in a navy V-neck sweater and shirt and a black baseball cap.

JK Rowling appeared deep in concentration as she looked on during day one of the Laver Cup at London’s O2 Arena on Friday.

The 57-year-old author sat in the crowd at the event, where Roger Federer will play his farewell doubles match on Friday night.

Before taking her seat, she was seen in a black coat and mauve jumper as she posed next to the massive silver cup with husband Neil Murray, 51.

Engrossed: JK Rowling (2nd left) seemed deeply focused as she watched Friday with her husband Neil Murray (bottom left)

Engrossed: JK Rowling (2nd left) seemed deeply focused as she watched Friday with her husband Neil Murray (bottom left)

The Harry Potter writer completed her look with a pair of black pants and matching boots.

Neil looked dapper in a black jacket and blue shirt that was open at the neck.

She completed her look wearing a pair of blue denim jeans while having a pair of black leather boots.

The couple were joined at the event by model and race car driver Jodie Kidd, who sat behind them in the crowd.

The 43-year-old TV personality looked elegant in a white dress with a red and blue Aztec design.

Her garment featured a plunging neckline and she completed her look by accessorizing it with delicate pendulum earrings.

All stars: The couple were joined at the event by model and race car driver Jodie Kidd (top right) who sat behind them in the crowd.

All stars: The couple were joined at the event by model and race car driver Jodie Kidd (top right) who sat behind them in the crowd.

Stylish: The TV personality looked stylish in a white dress with a red and blue Aztec pattern as she posed with the cup

Stylish: The TV personality looked stylish in a white dress with a red and blue Aztec pattern as she posed with the cup

She wore loads of makeup to highlight her pretty features and sat close to her fiancé Joseph Bates.

Elsewhere, rugby player Chris Robshaw, 36, sat nearby and chatted with a friend.

The English athlete, who plays for the San Diego Legion in California, looked casual in a brown jacket and blue T-shirt.

Happy couple: She used lots of makeup to highlight her pretty features and sat close to her fiancé Joseph Bates (top left)

Happy couple: She used lots of makeup to highlight her pretty features and sat close to her fiancé Joseph Bates (top left)

Watching: Elsewhere, rugby player Chris Robshaw, 36 (top right), sat nearby and chatted with a friend, dressed in a brown jacket and blue T-shirt.

Watching: Elsewhere, rugby player Chris Robshaw, 36 (top right), sat nearby and chatted with a friend, dressed in a brown jacket and blue T-shirt.

Roger Federer received a standing ovation from the 02 Arena crowd before his farewell doubles match at the Laver Cup on Friday night.

The Swiss tennis legend revealed earlier this month that the London tournament would be the final competition of his career, having battled a series of injuries in recent years.

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And as he headed onto the pitch on Friday, where he will partner Spaniard Rafael Nadal, he was greeted with a chorus and applause from fans in the audience.

Match: Roger (left) will join long-term competitor Rafael Nadal for his farewell doubles match

Match: Roger (left) will join long-term competitor Rafael Nadal for his farewell doubles match

Greeting his crowd: Roger received a standing ovation from the crowd at the O2 Arena on Friday afternoon.

Greeting his crowd: Roger received a standing ovation from the crowd at the O2 Arena on Friday afternoon.

Success: The Swiss star won 20 Grand Slam championships throughout his impressive tennis career

Success: The Swiss star won 20 Grand Slam championships throughout his impressive tennis career

For the final match of his 24-year career, Federer played alongside his long-term competitor for Team Europe against American duo Jack Sock and Francis Tiafoe.

The 41-year-old sported a relaxed figure backstage, as he spoke with team captain Bjorn Borg and teammates Stefanos Tsitsipas and Matteo Berrettini, before heading onto the pitch.

Federer had previously spoken of his desire to play alongside Nadal, before European team captain Borg helped the tennis legend fulfill his wish.

The 20-time Grand Slam champion, who ranks third in the men’s all-time tally, retires as one of the greatest to ever step on the court, claiming an impressive total of 103 singles titles on the ATP Tour. .

The Laver Cup, which Federer helped establish in 2017, sees Team Europe take on Team World in tennis’s version of golf’s Ryder Cup, with nine singles and three doubles matches at London’s O2 Arena.

End of the road: Earlier this month, Federer announced his plans to retire after the Laver Cup this month.

End of the road: Earlier this month, Federer announced his plans to retire after the Laver Cup this month.

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