Federer: “I want to play in places I’ve never been”

Roger Federer officially withdrew last September in London, during the celebration of the Laver Cup, but is looking forward to playing againeven if it is not at a professional level: “I want to go and play in places where I have never been and thank the fans who have supported me throughout my career, I don’t want anything else,” he said during a Uniqlo actthe sportswear brand that sponsors him, some statements collected by the Gazzetta dello Sport.

“I would also like to take my children to Africa (Federer’s mother is South African). Now that I have retired, we can also organize a little more adventurous vacation, ”he added.

Federer stopped the euphoria caused by his first demonstrations by talking about the state of the knee injury that precipitated his withdrawal: “My intention is to organize exhibitions, but it is still too early, unfortunately. My knee is still not in perfect condition and I have to be patient. The doctors advised me to be cautious and wait a few months to see how the situation evolves.”

New challenges

The Helvetian, winner of 20 Grand Slams, who played his last match, in doubles, with Rafa Nadal, advanced that he would like to try other specialties: “It’s (recovering from your injury) It does not only apply to tennis, but also to other sports that I would like to play, but I have to go slowly.



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