Roger Federer reached the quarterfinals at Wimbledon 2021. On his preferred surface, the Swiss played 5 matches, more than in any other tournament since his return this year.
From Mannarino to Hurkacz. From lazy moments to flashes of his prime, the Swiss completed an interesting Grand Slam at age 39. Here, the five summaries of their matches.
Debut with doubts. In the first round, Adrian Mannarino complicated His Majesty. The Frenchman ended up quitting before the start of the fifth set, after hurting his knee.
The Swiss went to the second round after the French left before the start of the fifth set.
“My best game since I came back.” Against Gasquet, in the second round, Federer shone and All England enjoyed it.
The Swiss left no doubts at Wimbledon against Richard Gasquet.
Before a local and settle in the second week. Federer faced Norrie, one of the British credits. Another good performance from His Majesty growing in confidence.
The Swiss was superior to the local Cameron Norrie to get into the top 16.
Sets in a row and again in the top eight. Federer beat Sonego 7-5, 6-4 and 6-2 and was back in the quarterfinals of a Grand Slam after a year and a half (Australia 2020, where he reached the semifinals).
The Swiss went from less to more and got into the Wimbledon quarterfinals.
The end of the dream. Pole Hubert Hurkacz, who had just defeated Daniil Medvedev, did not give the Swiss a chance and won in three sets. Will it have been Federer’s farewell to Wimbledon or will he return in 2022?
The Pole won in straight sets and is in the semi-finals at the All England.
The Olympic Games appear on His Majesty’s path, where he is the only Swiss man scored for the tennis discipline.