After a year without playing, Roger Federer in the fog despite a scheduled return in September

And in s’appelle Roger Federer, to at least retire in a deficit in three sets, not 6-0 in the third, comme celle qu’a concédée le Suisse in the quarter finale of Wimbledon 2021, face Hubert Hurkacz. But as we approach the 41st year (or August 8) that we underwent in the summer of 2021 a third right knee operation in a year and a half, it is difficult to project, even for a legend.

The man with 20 titles in Grand Chelem – like Novak Djokovic but now two longtime Rafael Nadal – still hopes to play on the ATP circuit in 2023. “How, when and for what to do, I don’t know yet. But that would be the idea, ”Federer told the Swiss daily Daily display. “I’m even more curious to see what’s going to follow. But I have hope, I have already made a good end of the road. I’m not far away. The next three or four months will be really important, ”thinks Bâlois.

Tennis must still “wait a little”

Interrogated on Saturday by the SRF channel, the Swiss icon explained to “currently focus on [sa] physical condition », going to the gym« five to six times a week ». But tennis will still have to “wait a little longer,” he noted.

Federer is still looking forward to a return to the courts during the Laver Cup in London (September 23-25) and then to his hometown on October 24 and 30, as the organizers of the Baseball tournament announced at the end of April. The Swiss champion, winner of 103 trophies in his more than twenty years of career, and no longer six against 2020 and thirteen in 2021. I currently point to 50th place in the world.

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