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Roger Federer excited to be back

March 8, 2021 5:30 am
Twenty-time Grand Slam champion Roger Federer. [Source: New York Post]

Twenty-time Grand Slam champion Roger Federer will be making a comeback at this week’s Qatar Open.

It will be his first tour appearance since losing to Novak Djokovic in last year’s Australian Open semi-finals.

Federer says he never seriously considered retirement in his 14 months away from tennis and is returning as he feels “the story’s not over yet”.

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He knows it’s the rare side for a 40-year-old to come back after a year being out.

He says what’s important is he is injury and pain-free.

The 39-year-old has a bye into the second round in Doha, where he will play either Britain’s Dan Evans or Jeremy Chardy of France.
[Source: BBC]

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