Roger Federer, 40, has been out of motion as a consequence of a knee harm© AFP
Swiss maestro Roger Federer is unlikely to play within the Australian Open as he recovers from an harm, in response to his coach Ivan Ljubicic. The 20-time Grand Slam champion continues to be decided to return to event motion sooner or later. He has been inactive since dropping within the Wimbledon quarter-finals in July. The 40-year-old underwent arthroscopic proper knee surgical procedures in February 2020 and May 2020. Federer has performed 5 tournaments since having these surgical procedures, all of which got here this season.
“I think the Australian Open is not a real possibility right now,” Ljubicic instructed Stats Perform.
“I think there are very few chances, he is still recovering and knowing him, he wants to be sure he can play to win the tournament and be at 100 per cent. He will go step by step because he is 40 years old now and he needs to be patient. He cannot recover as quickly as he used to,” he added.
However, the Croatian acknowledged he was sure that Federer was not enthusiastic about retiring simply but.
“We have spoken and I can guarantee he wants to return to playing tennis,” he stated.
Last month, Roger Federer dropped out of the Top-10 within the ATP rankings. This was for the very first time since January 2017 that the 20-time Grand Slam champion crashed out of the Top-10 rankings in males’s tennis.
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