Roger Federer withdraws from US Open, casts doubt on his future in tennis

Roger Federer will not take a crack at to make history at the upcoming 2021 United States Open in New York. On Sunday, the tennis star revealed that he is withdrawing from the competition. The 40-year-old sited a 3rd surgical treatment on his best knee as the factor he will be not able to complete in the competition.

In the Instagram video, Federer revealed doubt concerning his future in basic, stating he is uncertain simply just how much this surgical treatment will affect his profession.

Here’s what Federer stated:

“I want to give myself a glimmer of hope also to return to the tour in some shape or form. I am realistic, don’t get me wrong, I know how difficult it is at this age right now to do another surgery and try it. But I want to be healthy and I’ll go through the rehab process … As you can imagine it’s not been simple. I’ve been doing a lot of checks with doctors on my knee, getting all the information as I hurt myself further in the grass court season and Wimbledon.”

Federer included some information of the healing procedure, consisting of that he’ll “be on crutches for many weeks and out of the game for many months.”

Before hurting his knee at Wimbledon previously in the year, Federer made it to the quarterfinals of the competition. Right now, Federer has 20 Grand Slam titles, which is connected with Novak Djokovic and Rafael Nadal for the most in males’s tennis.

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