Roger Federer has had surgical procedure on his proper knee and will miss the French Open and several other different tournaments.
Writing on his Facebook web page Thursday, the 20-time Grand Slam champion stated his knee “has been bothering me for a little while” so he “determined to have arthroscopic surgical procedure in Switzerland yesterday (Wednesday).”
Doctors “are very assured of a full restoration,” Federer stated, earlier than ending his submit by telling his followers “see you on the grass!” as he targets a return for Wimbledon.
Federer will skip tournaments in Dubai, Indian Wells and Miami previous to the French Open, which begins on May 24.
Federer might doubtlessly return to play at one among his favourite tournaments in Halle, Germany, on June 15. He has was received the grass-court event 10 occasions.
Wimbledon begins June 29.
Federer misplaced to Nadal within the semifinals at Roland Garros final 12 months after which beat the Spaniard within the semifinals at Wimbledon. He then misplaced to Novak Djokovic within the ultimate after holding two match factors.
Federer struggled along with his health at occasions throughout the latest Australian Open, and was clearly hampered when he misplaced to Djokovic in straight units within the semifinals after making a powerful begin.