Roger Federer will again participate in the Roland Garros tournament next year. The Swiss veteran has announced that he will be playing again in 2020 at Slemin Parizien, the second major tournament of the season, the only activity taking place in the fields with land. Regardless of age, four months ago Roger returned after a three-year absence to play in this tournament, even the 38-year-old from Basel went to the semi-final stage, where the helvetic tennis player was defeated in just three sets by Spaniard Rafael Nadal.
The “King of the Fields” who has won the “Musketeers Cup” 12 times in his career, counted five consecutive victories in the confrontations between them, however this time around Rafa took advantage of his strong weapon, playing in the clay court ”, To cause the Swiss tennis player another heavy loss in this tournament. The only time when Roger Federer triumphed in the French capital a decade ago, the Iberian tennis player was eliminated in the fourth round by Robin Soderling and curious is the fact that the only trophy in Parisian red won the big 20 title beating the Swedish tennis player in the final.
In the central field Philippe Chatrier Roger has been defeated four times in the final by the famous Spanish tennis player in 2006, 2007, 2008 and 2011, so the selection of the helvet tennis player impresses, however it is understandable that the Basel tennis player is really close career closure. Roger Federer admitted to CNN that he will be attending Roland Garros next year, though Roger made it clear that he will not play long before the event, as he needs time to prepare in the best way possible, so before going to Paris she will rest and break away for a few weeks from the sport.
Just a few days ago, at an exhibition tour in Japan, the world’s No. 3 overall ATP classification stated that he would most likely attend the Tokyo Olympics, which will be held next year in the Nippon capital. Federer explained that his desire to play in an Olympics is great, but much will depend on his physical form. Roger made such a decision just last weekend with his staff.
The king of the sport has held the Swiss flag at both the Athens Olympics and the Beijing Olympics.
Seven years ago at the London Olympics Federer was defeated in just three sets in the final by Andy Murray, deserving only the silver, but understandably the Swiss suffered significantly the fatigue of the semifinal challenge with Argentine Juan Martin del Potro, record match, as it is the longest in the history of the sport in terms of matches with only three sets total, a meeting which seven years ago Roger won 19-17 after a full 4h 26 ? game, the only gold medalist in tennis. helvet won it at the Beijing Olympics, when after eliminating in the semifinals the twins from the United States Bob and Mike Bryan along with fellow Swiss Stan Wawrinka defeated Thomas Johansson-Simon Aspelin in the final of four sets.