Tennis legend Roger Federer is not playing in the Tokyo Olympics

Tennis legend Roger Federer is not playing in the Tokyo Olympics

Roger Federer had to retire from Wimbledon after an unexpected straight set defeat in the quarter-finals. He could not match his normal game, it was understood from the results of the last eight of the tournament.

Wasn't perfectly fit, it was obvious. This time, 20 Grand Slam winning stars withdrew from the Tokyo Olympics because of that fitness.

Federer, the owner of Record 20 Grand Slam, confirmed the news on social media Twitter. "I have a knee injury and by accepting that I am withdrawing from the Tokyo Olympic Games," he wrote.

Federer did not forget to greet his country's athletes who are going to take part in the Olympics, "Greetings to the whole Switzerland team. Even if I am away, I am by your side. '

The legendary star won a pair of gold medals at the 2008 Beijing Olympics. He won silver in 2012.