Roger Federer
40-Year-Old
Out
Injury Knee
Est. Return 1/17/2022
To undergo knee surgery
Knee
August 15, 2021
Federer is expected to be sidelined for, "many months" after undergoing his third right knee surgery, Adam Zagoria of Forbes.com reports.
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Given that Federer just celebrated his 40th birthday, another knee surgery could potentially be career threatening. However, referencing retirement, the 20-time Grand Slam champion indicated he hopes, "that's not going to happen." So, it appears that he will likely be sidelined into 2022, but remains hopeful that he will ultimately be able to return to the court.
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Knee
August 5, 2021
Federer (knee) has withdrawn from the National Bank Open, freelance tennis writer Michal Samulski reports.
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Skipping Olympics
Knee
July 13, 2021
Federer announced Tuesday via his personal Twitter account that he won't compete for Switzerland in the Tokyo Olympics later this month after he experienced a setback with his surgically repaired right knee during the grass-court season.
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Uncertain future ahead
July 8, 2021
Federer is uncertain if he'll return for Wimbledon in 2022 but he has no immediate plans to retire, Ben Rothenberg of The New York Times reports.
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Advances to quarters in straights
July 5, 2021
Federer won 7-5, 6-4, 6-2 over Lorenzo Sonego in the fourth round of Wimbledon on Monday.
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Secures four-set win over Norrie
July 3, 2021
Federer won 6-4 6-4, 5-7, 6-4 over Cameron Norrie in the third round of Wimbledon on Saturday.
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