Federer Stays off the Court until 2021

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Tennis superstar, Roger Federer has recently announced that he will be staying off the courts until 2021 owing to his third surgical proedure for his knee.

Federer played his last match of 2020 at the Australian Open where he lost in straight sets in the semi-final against Novak Djokovic from Serbia, who eventually won the title.

Tweet from Federer announcing his long break

In 2016, the 38 year old 20-times grand slam singles champion had battled knee and back injuries that also required surgical intervention. Federer recently said that he underwent “an additional quick arthroscopic procedure” on his right knee after experiencing a setback during his rehabilitation from surgery in February.

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