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41-year-old Tennis star Roger Federer to make his comeback soon

Roger Federer has won 20 Grand Slams in his career.

Roger Federer

Roger Federer, one of the Greatest tennis players of all time, is set to make a comeback to the sport after being out of action for more than a year. His loss to Hubert Hurkacz in Wimbledon 2022 was his last professional match of tennis.

The Swiss maestro celebrated his 41st birthday on Sunday last week. Federer has been out of action since August last year following knee surgery and remains in rehabilitation. The tennis ace has missed the US Open, Australian Open, French Open and Wimbledon 2022 due to his ongoing rehabilitation.

Reports suggest that the Swiss star will return to action in the upcoming Laver Cup that starts on September 23rd this year. Federer will represent Team Europe and play alongside Bjorn Borg, Novak Djokovic, Rafael Nadal and Andy Murray. Borg has been chosen as the captain of the Team Europe side.

Their opponent, Team World will feature Taylor Fritz, Felix Auger- Aliassime, Diego Schwartzman, and Jack Sock and will be captained by John McEnroe.

Individual return set for Swiss Indoor event

His individual return has been scheduled for the Swiss Indoors event when the 41-year-old takes to the court. October 25th has been scheduled as his first match of the event and if he wins, he will advance to the next stage the match which will be held on the 27th of October.

Federer, however, has pointed to a bit part return to the game as he would not be playing in all tournaments. In Federer’s absence both arch-rivals, Nadal and Djokovic have surpassed the tennis great. Nadal with 22 major titles and Djokovic with 21 have gone past Federer’s 20 so far.

Roger Federer made his professional debut in the year 1998 and won his first Grand Slam in 2003 when he beat Mark Philippoussis in the final of Wimbledon. His last Grand Slam win has been in 2018 when he beat Marin Cilic in the final of the Australian Open to take his tally to 20.

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