Roger Federer (9th) announced that will not participate in the Toronto and Cincinnati Masters 1000, respectively. Through social networks, the organizers of these tournaments confirmed that Your Majesty it is low due to an injury to your right knee (from where it was operated).
” Seven-time champion Roger Federer withdrew from the 2021 tournament due to a knee injury ”‘, was the message published by the authorities of the Western & Southern Open, to be held from August 15-22.
Few minutes later, confirmation came that the winner of 20 Grand Slam titles was also down from the Rogers cup, which will be played a week before in Toronto, Canada, from August 9-15.
As for the US Open, which will be held from August 30, its presence has not yet been ruled out. Although times are pressing since it will be played the week after the Cincinnati M1000 concludes.
The last match of the Swiss occurred on 7 of July for the quarterfinals of Wimbledon, instance in which He was beaten by the Polish Hubert Hurkacz 6-3, 7-6 (4) and 6-0.