Tokyo 2020: Roger Federer has decided to withdraw from the 2020 Tokyo Olympics. The 39-year-old Swiss international was recently defeated in the quarterfinals of Wimbledon 2021. The Beijing Olympics gold medalist has made this decision due to a knee injury acquired during the English Grand-Slam.
Federer announced his decision in a statement on social media.
The report read:
“During the Bull Court season, unfortunately I suffered a setback on my knees and accepted that I should withdraw from the Tokyo Olympics.” I am very disappointed because every time it is located it is the honor and highlight of my career. Marked Switzerland. I have already started rehab in the hopes of returning to touring after this summer. Congratulations to the entire Swiss team, I will be rooted from a distance. “
Federer has won two medals at the Olympics. Came first Beijing Olympics 2008, Where he won Men’s Doubles Gold With Stan Wawrinka for Switzerland.
The second medal came for Federer 2012 London Olympics There he won Silver medal After losing the final against Andy Murray England.
When this appears, Federer may have missed his last chance to play in the Olympics. This is a star international career for a Swiss maestro. His humility is reflected in the picture above, where he smiles kindly even as he accepts the silver after a final loss.
Apart from Federer, Rafael Nadal and Dominic Theme have been ruled out of the Tokyo Olympics 2020.