Tuesday, February 23, 2021 10:02 AM (GMT + 7)
(Sports news, tennis news) The great tennis player of the world, Roger Federer will officially return after a year of absence to completely treat a knee injury.
Tennis legend Roger Federer is preparing to have a comeback, waiting for the whole world. “Express train” will attend the ATP 500 in Dubai scheduled to take place around mid-March. This is the tournament that Federer has won eight times.
Federer re-export is one of the most awaited events of tennis this year
The last time Federer was crowned at this event was in 2019, marking the 100th title of this star’s career. It is quite a pity that the former No. 1 player in the world could not defend this title when he had to go to the knee surgery table last year.
The Dubai Open 2021 will kick off in the third week of March, to coincide with the annual Indian Wells Masters 1000 match schedule before it is postponed. Federer will return to tennis starting to “heat up” for this tournament with the Qatar Open held in Doha (opening March 8).
“Express Train” will return with a career favorite tournament
Federer hasn’t played for more than a year and is desperate to return. Missing the Australian Open for the first time after 23 recent events made “Express Train” quite regretful, but he himself admitted that he was not completely ready for the first Grand Slam of the year.
The 39-year-old currently aims to be crowned at Wimbledon and the Tokyo 2021 Olympics. The Olympic gold medal is still a missing title in Federer’s massive collection and it’s easy to understand why he is so determined. conquer it.
Meanwhile, responding to Gulf News, Dubai Open CEO Salah Tahlak expressed his excitement when he welcomed Federer to the tournament. “We know that Roger Federer has joined in and will be officially back in this tournament,” said Salah Tahlak happily.
“This is great news for us. This is one of Federer’s favorite tournaments. It’s something he has admitted many times in the past. There are already 7 of the top 15 players in the league. ATP is registered to attend the Dubai Open, “the tournament’s CEO proudly declared.
Federer re-exports will pose a threat to top names in every tournament
Based on his position on the ATP chart, Roger Federer is likely to be the second seed of the tournament. Besides the recently confirmed Dominic Thiem to attend, Andrey Rublev, Matteo Berrettini, Gael Monfils, Denis Shapovalov, Roberto Bautista Agut, Stan Wawrinka, Karen Khachanov, Borna Coric and Pablo Carreno Busta are the other big names that have made their name. competition book.
“We have a great roster. They are ready for both of our tournaments. The fields for the WTA 500 and now the ATP 500 are all undergoing renovation and we can count on the weeks. memorable tennis in March “, Tahlak concluded.
The official return of Federer will be a threat to any name because despite a year off, the Swiss star’s skills and experience are still very respectable.
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