Federer gives up on Tokyo Games after knee injury: ‘I’m disappointed’ – Young Pan

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Gold medal in Beijing 2008 and silver in London 2012, the Swiss tennis player will miss his second Olympics followed by an injury

EFE/EPA/SCOTT BARBOUR AUSTRALIA AND NEW ZEALAND OUTRoger Federer is out of the Tokyo Olympics with a knee injury

the tennis player Roger Federer used their social networks on Tuesday, 13, to communicate that they will not dispute the Tokyo Olympic Games, which start on the 23rd of this month. In a text posted on Instagram, the Swiss said he preferred to fully recover from a knee injury before returning to the court. “During grass court season, unfortunately I had a knee injury and accepted that I should withdraw from the Tokyo Olympics. I am very disappointed as it has been an honor and the highlight of my career every time I have represented Switzerland. I’ve already started rehab in hopes of returning to tour this summer. I wish the entire Swiss national team the best of luck and I will cheer a lot from afar”, said the tennis icon, who won the gold medal in Beijing 2008 and silver medal in London 2012. On Rio Olympics, in 2016, he was out for a knee injury similar to the current one.