It was on Monday when the 18 times Grand slam winner Roger Federer announces that he is said to skip the Roland Garros for preparing better for the hard court seasons and grass. The 18 times winner was said to have won the French Open and contested on clay, which was once in the year 2009. He was even known to have pulled out of the event last year due to his back and knee injuries.
In the recent post, he was stated saying that he has been working quite hard, on and off the court, in the last month to take active part in the ATP world tour for so many years to come. Therefore, he said that it’s better to skip the present clay court session for this year and prepare for the said hard court and grass sessions. This was the message of this 41 years old tennis star to his fans, all over the world.
More about Federer:
Federer was stated to have own five US and Australian open crowns along with 7 Wimbledon titles. He has even won the current Australian open and even the Indian Wells and Miami this season. And this winning streak took place after he came back from the 6 months injury lay off.
He even warned in Miami that he is willing to skip the clay ground session tournaments, which even comprises of masters series event, to be taken place in Madrid, Monte Carlo and Rome. It was predicted that he might even have to go for the warm up session for two weeks on clay for the chosen Roland Garros.
Start and its magnificent result:
This year really proved to be a plus point for this tennis legend, and Federer was seen admitting that. However, he was even stated saying that scheduling is going to be the main key for longevity moving forward. Therefore, not just the legend, but also the entire team is playing for just one event on clay.
It was not in best interest of the physical preparation or tennis one for remainder of season. Yes, he is definitely going to miss his French fans, who have always been quite supportive. However, he hoped to see them next year at Roland Garros, for sure. Now, that proves to be a point of relaxation for the fans and other members of the team.
More about the movement:
This is the second year in a row that Roger Federer was seen making his movement of pulling out from the French Open. The main draw game is said to begin on May 28th, and he won the title at clay court major in the year 2009, as mentioned already.
It was mainly due to the back and knee injuries, which kept him away from this favorite tennis court for a long period of 6 months. But, now he is back and all fit to start it off all over again with the new energy. And he is determined to keep his body in that manner only.