“Federer's recovery is not going as well as we expected”

Roger Federer's return to the tennis courts after the stoppage of the competition due to the coronavirus pandemic could have been complicated in recent times as a result of the operation that the Swiss tennis player underwent last February after the exhibition match Match In Africa that he played against Rafa Nadal in South Africa.

One of his coaches, Severin Luthi, confessed in statements to Swiss television SRF Federer's recovery has been slightly delayed from initial plans. “Federer's recovery is not going as well as we expected. It is slower than we think. I think we can see some action again starting in August. We hope this happens “

Federer underwent surgery last February before the stoppage of the circuit to arrive in the best possible conditions for the grass tour, with Wimbledon and the Tokyo Olympics as great targets. However, the cancellation of Wimbledon and the postponement of the Games to 2021, have taken their toll on Federer, who In an interview, he confessed that he has not yet returned to training and that he regretted that the possible return of the circuit is without an audience. In this way, the next big goal for Federer will be the US Open. (August 24 – September 13), where he hopes to be fully recovered from his injury to seek his twenty-first Grand Slam and extend his advantage over Nadal's 19.