Roger Federer revealed that he has undergone surgery on his right knee, the Swiss said on social media.
Federer, who had his first knee surgery four years ago on his left knee. didn’t go into details but said he’ll be out until Wimbledon and will missing Indian Wells, Miami and the French Open.
“My right knee has been bothering me for a little while. I hoped it would go away, but after an examination, and discussion with my team, I decided to have arthroscopic surgery in Switzerland yesterday. After the procedure, the doctors confirmed that it was the right thing to have done and are very confident of a full recovery. As a result, I will unfortunately have to miss Dubai, Indian Wells, Bogota, Miami and the French Open. I am grateful for everyone’s support. I can’t wait to be back playing soon, see you on the grass!”
— Roger Federer (@rogerfederer) February 20, 2020
Federer was hampered by a groin injury the last week in Australia. It is unclear if that injury was related to the knee.
A year after undergoing his 2016 left knee surgery, Federer won both the Australian and Wimbledon, then added another Australian in 2018.
But Federer, who turns 39 in August, is four years older now the road to recovery not any easier.
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