Federer Australian Open 2021
Federer Austrlian Open 2021, Roger Federer, the 6 times Australian Open champion has withdrawn from next years Aus Open due to not recovering fully after the knee injury that he had earlier this year.
This is the first time since 1998 that Roger Federer will not be playing the first Grandslam of the year.
In2020, Roger Federer showed some brilliant tennis performance and reached the Semifinal stage before losing to Novak Djokovic.
Federer, who had been training at his off-season base in Dubai, had told AO organisers that the delayed start to the tournament could benefit him.
However, his agent Tony Goldsick told the Associated Press that Federer was not quite ready to return.
“Roger has decided not to play the 2021 Australian Open,”
Godsick was quoted as saying by the Associated Press. “He has made strong progress in the last couple of months with his knee and his fitness.
“However, after consultation with his team, he decided that the best decision for him in the long run is to return to competitive tennis after the Australian Open.”
Reuters has requested comment from Godsick.
This year, Australian Open will start from February 8th and final will be on 21st.