US Open 2021: There is no good news for the fans awaiting the return of Roger Federer at the US Open. Roger Federer has decided to withdraw from this year’s US Open. Roger Federer will not be able to take part in the US Open due to the third operation of the right knee. Not only this, now the hope of Roger Federer’s return has remained negligible.
Federer informed about his withdrawal from the US Open through a video message on Instagram. The former number one player said, “I showed many doctors and got all kinds of information. My knee got hurt further during the Grass court session and Wimbledon. He told me that surgery was needed and I decided to follow his opinion. I will have to stay away from tennis for several months.
Twenty-time Grand Slam champion Federer recently turned 40. Federer admitted that perhaps his career is over. However, Federer has not yet completely given up hope of a comeback and that is why he is getting his knee operated. The star player said, “I want to be healthy. I want to give myself a ray of hope that I will be able to return to the tour. I am a realist. I know how difficult it is at this age.
Did not participate in Tokyo Olympics
Federer stayed away from tennis for almost a year after the 2020 Australian Open. He returned through the French Open in May and withdrew after three wins. He lost in the quarterfinals at Wimbledon. Federer decided not to play in the Tokyo Olympics due to a knee injury.
Roger Federer has not won any Grand Slam since winning the Australian Open title in 2019. The US Open, the last Grand Slam of this year, is going to start from August 30.