After the announcement by AP of the withdrawal of Roger Federer from the Australian Open, the official statement by the organization of the first Grand Slam of the 2021 season Do not be late.
“He World No. 5 and six-time Australian Open champion, Roger Federer, withdrew from AO 2021 “, reports the announcement by the contest that will take place on Aussie soil between February 8-21 next year.
“In the end, Roger ran out of time to prepare for the toughness of a Grand Slam and is very disappointed that he will not be able to be in Melbourne in 2021,” stated Craig Tiley, Australian Open Director, adding: “The Australian Open has always held a special place in your heart, remember it was Roger who first called the AO the ‘happy slam’. We wish him all the best as he prepares for his comeback later in the year and we look forward to seeing him in Melbourne in 2022 “.
The Swiss will continue with his recovery after the operation on his right knee and aims to return to the circuit shortly after the first Grand Slam of 2021.