Roger Federer attended Wimbledon on Sunday© AFP
20-time Grand Slam champion Roger Federer, trying sharp in a darkish swimsuit, attended Wimbledon on Sunday to rejoice the centenary of the Centre Court docket. Eight-time Wimbledon champion Federer was invited by the All England Membership to mark this historic second. The 40-year-old underwent surgical procedure on his joint after injuring his knee final yr throughout the grass court docket season.
Since then, Federer has been making an attempt to regain full health, to be able to be again for the final Grand Slam of the yr — the US Open. Federer obtained a rousing reception from the Wimbledon crowd as he made his strategy to the Centre Court docket.
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Federer final gained the Wimbledon title in 2017, whereas his final Grand Slam triumph had come throughout the 2018 Australia Open.
In 2003, he had gained his first Grand Slam singles title at Wimbledon after beating Mark Philippoussis within the closing.
Talking on Sunday, Federer mentioned he needs to compete in Wimbledon at the least yet one more time.
“I hope I can come again yet one more time. I’ve missed it right here,” Federer mentioned at Centre Court docket.
“I knew strolling out right here final yr, it was going to be a troublesome yr forward,” mentioned Federer.
“I possibly did not suppose it was going to take this lengthy to come back again — the knee has been tough on me.”
He went on to discuss what Wimbledon means to him.
“This court docket has given me my largest wins and my largest losses.”
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