Roger Federer stated he skilled a “setback” along with his knee through the grass court docket season.© AFP
Swiss tennis legend Roger Federer on Tuesday introduced that he will not be taking part in within the Tokyo Olympics, that are set to start on July 23. In an announcement, he revealed that he suffered a setback along with his knee. “During the grass court season, I unfortunately experienced a setback with my knee, and have accepted that I must withdraw from the Tokyo Olympic Games,” Federer wrote. “I am greatly disappointed, as it has been an honor and highlight of my career each time I have represented Switzerland,” he added.
– Roger Federer (@rogerfederer) July 13, 2021
“I have already begun rehabilitation in the hopes of returning to the tour later this summer,” the Swiss maestro added in his assertion.
“I wish the entire Swiss team the best of luck and I will be rooting hard from afar,” he concluded.
The 20-time Grand Slam champion has been troubled by his knee points for some time now. He pulled out of French Open with a view to enhance his situation to mount a problem at Wimbledon, however he appeared unconvincing on the All England Membership and was knocked out within the quarter-finals by Poland’s Hubert Hurkacz.
Federer received the Silver medal males’s singles occasion on the 2012 London Olympics whereas he had received Gold in doubles on the 2008 Beijing Video games.
With Federer now becoming a member of Rafael Nadal in lacking the Video games, Novak Djokovic is the favorite for the boys’s singles title in Tokyo.
Having received the Australian Open, French Open and Wimbledon, Djokovic remains to be on observe to document a Golden Grand Slam.
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