Former world number one Roger Federer, he tells Sports Illustrated.

A final ride on the ferris wheel is on Roger Federer’s bucket list before he retires. In the last two years, the Swiss superstar has had three knee surgeries, resulting in him being unable to play as much as he would like.

His last official appearance was at Wimbledon 2021, where he reached the quarterfinals thanks to a not-impossible scoreboard. A wild Hubert Hurkacz, who was capable of giving him a bagel on Center Court, ended his race abruptly.

After a few weeks, the former ATP No. 1 announced that he would need knee surgery for the tenth time. The King is expected to return to the Laver Cup, which will be held at London’s O2 Arena from 23-25 September, if there are no further unforeseen circumstances.

This year’s ATP in Basel has been reinstated after the pandemic forced a two-year hiatus from the tournament’s schedule. As recently as a week ago, David Nalbandian was interviewing the 40-year-old Swiss on Argentine television and recounted a story about the Swiss.

As a result of Federer’s ongoing battle with a knee injury,

Former Argentine player David Nalbandian was a guest on an Argentine tv show, and the friendly environment allowed him to open the memory box and share some memorable stories.

After losing to Rafael Nadal and David Ferrer in Monte Carlo, “I had to go down to the hotel lobby in my underwear by the elevator. It was a small tournament,” he said.

Unfortunately, I was defeated and unable to reach an agreement. Roger Federer and Mirka were standing in the elevator when it opened, which was “quite embarrassing,” said the Argentinian.

The entire tennis community considers Roger Federer to be one of the greatest players of all time. “We were at the Australian Open one year and the quacking in the crowd was making him laugh, so we decided to take a picture of it.

And he calls me that, then. He refers to me as “Quack.” “Duckworth agreed. Henley was taken aback and delighted by the story. “That’s incredible. That’s the story about Roger Federer we didn’t expect to hear about today, “Henley made the statement. Federer hasn’t played since losing to Hubert Hurkacz in the Wimbledon quarterfinals last year.