Knee surgery! Season out for Federer
on his right knee.
Roger Federer will not be playing in any more tennis matches this year. The Swiss is undergoing a second operation on his right knee and will miss the rest of the season.
Federer announced this in the social media. “A few weeks ago, after a setback during my first rehabilitation, I had to have an additional rapid arthroscopic operation performed on my right knee,” explained the Grand Slam record holder, adding: “As I did in the run-up to the 2017 season, I would now like to take the time I need to play at my highest level 100% of the time.
Federer already operated in February
Federer had actually planned to return to the tour, which had been suspended until 31 July due to the coronavirus pandemic, in the summer. He plans to return to the tour in 2021. Federer had already undergone knee surgery at the beginning of February.
016 he had to undergo surgery on his left knee, the following year he won Wimbledon and the Australian Open, among others. At the Grand Slam tournament in Melbourne in January 2020, he repeatedly complained of physical complaints, which also hindered him in his semi-final defeat to eventual tournament winner Novak Djokovic.