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Federer Undergoes Knee Surgery, To Miss French Open

(FILES) On this file photograph taken on February 7, 2020 Switzerland’s Roger Federer reacts after his victory towards Spain’s Rafael Nadal throughout their tennis match at The Match in Africa on the Cape City Stadium, in Cape City.
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Roger Federer has undergone surgical procedure to resolve a longstanding knee drawback and stated Thursday he could be out of motion till after the French Open.

The 20-times grand slam winner revealed on his Fb account that he underwent surgical procedure in Switzerland on Wednesday and would miss a string of tournaments together with the Could 24-June 7 French Open.

“As a result, I will miss Dubai, India Wells, Bogota, Miami and the French Open,” he stated.

The 38-year-old defined that he had supposed to keep away from surgical procedure if potential however the knee drawback refused to go away.

“My right knee has been bothering me for a little while,” stated the world quantity three who reached the Roland Garros semi-finals final yr.

“I hoped it would go away, but after an examination and discussion with my team, I decided to have arthroscopic surgery in Switzerland yesterday.”

“After the surgical procedure, the docs confirmed that it was the correct factor to have finished and are very assured of a full restoration.

“I can’t wait to be again enjoying once more quickly, see you on grass!”

AFP

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