Roger Federer has announced that he will have to undergo a third knee surgery. Because of this procedure, he will have to rest for several months. It will not play, among other things, at the US Open for the major tournaments, which begins on August 30. “I want to give myself a chance to get back on the court,” the 40-year-old tennis player admitted.
Roger Federer, the 20-time Grand Slam winner, announced his health via a video on Instagram.
He admitted that he will leave the US Open and He will be excluded from the game for “several months”.
I need surgery to feel better – Stressed the Swiss.
I want to give myself a chance to get back to the courts one way or another. I’m realistic, don’t get me wrong. I know how difficult it would be to have surgery again at my age. I will try to come back – confirmed.
I want to be healthy. I will continue the rehabilitation process – added.
Federer underwent two knee surgeries last year. He skipped an entire season to come back in 2021But he chose tournaments carefully anyway. He withdrew even after winning the third round of the French Open.
This season, he played five tournaments – a total of 13 matches, of which he won nine.
The famous tennis player played his last duel so far on July 7, when he lost his favorite Wimbledon quarter-final in three sets to Hubert Hurkacz (the pole was later eliminated).
Federer then withdrew from the Tokyo Olympics.
In early August, he announced that he would not play in the ATP Masters 1000 tournaments in Toronto and Cincinnati due to knee problems. It was known at the time that this put a big question mark about his participation in the US Open.
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