Geneva: Switzerland’s Roger Federer, a former number one tennis player and 20 Grand Slam holder, operated on an injury to both knees last year. He did not participate in many matches after that. He did not win the trophy either. After 2 months, he entered the geneva open tennis, the local clay floor tournament.
In the second round the day before, 8th seed Federer clashed with 75th-ranked Pablo Andujar (Spain). Federer suffered a stunning 4-6, 6-4, 4-6 defeat in a thrilling match that lasted 1 hour 52 minutes. Federer, who led 4-2 in the last set, then missed 4 games in a row and fell.
“I still can’t believe i knocked Federer down,” 35-year-old Andujar said after the victory. I said it was my dream to clash with him the previous day. Now I have defeated him and gone another step further. I am proud of this. I immediately shared my happiness with my family.”
Federer, 39, is planning to take part in the French Open, which begins on the 30th. ‘I’ve only played very few games this season.
In the present situation, it is unthinkable to win the French Open. “I am not in the race to win the French Open title,” he said.