Roger Federer‘s last two seasons have been rough. The former world number one is suffering from a right knee injury that has worsened significantly since the 2020 Australian Open.
Fans of the Swiss phenomenon are in despair because he hasn’t been able to play as often as he’d like. The Basel native, then 40 years old, made a halfhearted return in 2021, but his diminished physical condition was immediately apparent.
The 20-time Grand Slam winner made the decision to undergo surgery for the third time in 18 months a few weeks after Wimbledon (2021). Laver Cup, scheduled for the O2 Arena in London from September 23-25, will see the return of the King barring any further unforeseen events.
With the return of the ATP Basel to the schedule after the previous two tournaments were postponed due to the pandemic, the Master will wrap up his abbreviated season there. Author Joel Dicker drew an intriguing comparison between Roger Federer and Michael Jordan in a recent interview with ‘Lengua.
In the role of Jordan, Federer
“Writing is something I’ve always been good at, but I’ve had to put in a lot of practice to get good at laying out concepts clearly and making the styling elegant. As a form of artistic expression, writing deserves respect. Many don’t realize how labor-intensive simplicity can be.
The lines you write should make the reader feel like they could have been written by them “According to Dicker. “Great athletes like Michael Jordan and Roger Federer make what they do look effortless.
After that, you grab your racket but are unable to hit the ball over the net “- Joel chimed in Fernando Gonzalez assessed Roger’s chances in an interview with “CLAY,” “We need to see how his body responds in the time between games first.
I doubt he can win another Grand Slam, but he still has a shot at interesting results in best-of-three set tournaments if he is in good health.”