Twenty-Time Grand Slam Champion Roger Federer will miss the Australian Open for the first time in his career as he continues his recovery of two knee surgery towers, the organizers declared Monday
the Switzerland of 39 years have been out of action since February but recently returned to training and was on the list of registration of the Grand Slam of next year, which will give a delayed start on February 8
Federer, a Huge favorite with the crowds of Melbourne, Hasn was missing the Australian Open since its inception in 2000, winning the trophy six times.
“In the end, Roger missed time to prepare for the rigors of a great slam and he is very disappointed that he won” T be coming to Melbourne in 2021 “, said CHEF of Craig Tile tournament. “We wish him all the best as he is preparing for hiback back later in the year and I can not wait to see him in Melbourne in 2022.”
Federer sat most From the coronavirus-disrupted from the 2020 season after losing Novak Djokovic in the seedling of Melbourne in January, his last match competitiveness.
He underwent lock surgery on his right knee in February, before you need a follow-up operation and call his season to recover.
Switzerland could only look at Rafael Nadal. Registering men from all times of 20 single securities of Grand Slam with a 13th victory at the French open.
Federer will now focus on preparingFor the rest of the 2021 season, which includes the Tokyo Olympics and the chance of its first gold medal.
The absence of Federer will be felt at Australian Open, despirate a premium field directed by World No.1s Djokovic and Ashleigh Barty.
US Superstar Serersar Serersar Serena Williams, Federer’s Contemporary at 39, is also on the registration list that tries again to match the Margaret record Shorts the titles of Grand Slam singles.
The withdrawal of Federer comes as the old world n ° 1 Andy Murray, a five-time open open finalist, received a generic entry of characters.
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