Professional tennis player Roger Federer has successfully gone through a knee surgery and he is set to miss the French Open in a long four-month lay-off.
The world number 3 in world tennis underwent Arthroscopic surgery on his knee yesterday and took to his twitter account to announce that, the process was successful and he is optimistic to return in time for the Wimbledon.
“My right knee has been bothering me for a little while, Federer revealed. “I hoped it would go away, but after an examination, and discussion with my team, I decided to have arthroscopic surgery in Switzerland yesterday.
“After the procedure, the doctors confirmed that it was the right thing to have done and are very confident of a full recovery. As a result, I will unfortunately have to miss Dubai, Indian Wells, Bogota, Miami and the French Open.
“I am grateful for everyone’s support. I can’t wait to be back playing again soon, see you on the grass!”
The 2020 French Open begins from 18th May to 7th June at the Stade Roland-Garros in Paris, France.