Federer is not sure he will participate in the Tokyo Olympics

By September 02, 2019 ,

Roger Federer
Roger Federer did not say whether he will compete in next year's Tokyo Olympics and said his ability to play, his health and his family will be an obstacle to his decision.

The Olympic tennis tournament starts two weeks after Wimbledon, so Federer said it was too early to tell if he could win a gold medal in individual competitions, knowing that this is a popular and highly valued title that lacks the 20-year-old Swiss. Grand Slam.

"I don't know if I'm going to play there, because it's still a year," Federer said after beating David Goven and reaching the quarter-finals at the US Open on Sunday.

He also said in another statement that time is slowly passing for him and that his whole thinking with the decision on his schedule after next year's Wimbledon, which will be determined with his team and his family.

The 38-year-old Swiss has participated in the Games four times, starting in Sydney 2000 and winning gold in doubles in 2008 and silver in 2012.

"I don't need to say that I will remember my Olympics for a long time," Federer said. "I don't know if I'm going or not because it's all about my family, a match schedule, my body condition and the future. I don't know what will happen and we'll see how it goes."

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