His face is changing. Roger Federer lives a special year, since he turned 40 and is inactive, after the third operation on his right knee, injury suffered at the Australian Open 2020. Now, in an interview in Europe, the Swiss explained that he feels better and is excited about returning to the circuit next season.
Federer participated in very few tournaments this year, in Doha, Geneva, Roland Garros, Halle and Wimbledon, until that knee discomfort worsened and he had to undergo surgery again, to miss the Tokyo Olympics, the US Open and all that remains of 2021.
In a note granted to the SRF media, the Swiss was clear, days after missing his beloved Laver Cup, a tournament he organizes together with other partners. “The worst is behind us. I am looking forward to everything that is to come, “he said.
The owner of 20 Grand Slam singles remarked: “When you come back after an injury, each day that passes you feel better than the one before. It is an exciting time ”.
“It will be a challenge to return to the circuit. I want to get back to physical training and on the court as soon as possible, but it still requires a bit of patience. The day I start all over again, it will be three very hard days, “he added.
Federer is undoubtedly waiting for more tennis and his millions of fans around the world are eagerly awaiting him. It is unknown how he will be able to return to the circuit.