Roger Federer: I’m Surprised To See Rafa, Andy And Novak Exit Wimbledon
by Tom Gainey | July 13th, 2017, 5:19 pm

Of the Big 4, only Roger Federer was able to reach the Wimbledon semifinals. And to the 7-time champion, that’s a surprise even to him that Rafael Nadal, Novak Djokovic and Andy Murray have fallen.

“I’m surprised to see them going out,” said Federer. “But the other guys are playing well. Grass court, margins are small. Still remains a great, great tournament.

“Of course, I wish them the best, that they come back strong again.”

Nadal was stunned by Gilles Muller while the ailing Murray and Djokovic were ushered out by Sam Querrey and Tomas Berdych, respectively.

Regarding Djokovic’s injury, Federer also commented who understanding and reacting to your injuries adds to your longevity.

“The problem is you can only play with a certain injury for a certain amount of time, because what you don’t want happening is that it becomes chronic. Then even a surgery can’t help you that much any more. That’s why I’m happy I’ve had to take my first surgery really only at 34, 35 years old. That was a blessing. I’m happy about that.”

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7 Comments for Roger Federer: I’m Surprised To See Rafa, Andy And Novak Exit Wimbledon

J-Kath Says:

Saw that AndyMira – wasn’t impressed by Fabio. He needs to get over his defeat by an injured opponent.

AndyMira Says:

Yeah JK!…More than that,he should start acting like a mature man..he’s a husband and a father to someone now..not a 20 year old brat anymore!Urgh!!

J-Kath Says:

AM: He probably thinks he’s amusing and that the world is breathlessly waiting for his next witticism.

AndyMira Says:

Jk!…’re probably right!…Btw,sorry about Andy k?After the season he had last year,i’m expecting this actually…i’m just not expect that it happened so soon…but,that’s okay…as long as he still have a desire to play..then the chance to be back to his previous level is still there…Like Madmax said…stay will pay divident sooner or later,k?

Giles Says:

Lol. I’m surprised that the old man is still standing! I would really like to know what magic potion he’s on! Do tell fed!

Giles Says:
Wimbledon biased or what? Shameful!!

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