Roger Federer announces he will miss Rio Olympics and remainder of season due to knee injury
The 17-time major champion says he needs "Extensive rehabilitation" on his knee after surgery earlier this season and is hoping to be healthy for the start of the 2017 season. Ref. USAToday.
Roger Federer beats Rafael Nadal to win Australian Open
The victory, Federer's 18th career Grand Slam singles title, is his fifth Australian Open championship and his first Grand Slam title since he won Wimbledon in 2012. Ref. USAToday.
Roger Federer wins Australian Open for 20th career Grand Slam singles title. With a 6-2, 6-7, 6-3, 3-6, 6-1 victory over Marin Cilic, Federer wins his second consecutive Aussie Open and becomes the first man to claim 20 career Grand Slam singles titles. He joins Margaret Court, Steffi Graf and Serena Williams as the only players to win 20 major singles championships. Ref. USAToday.
Federer is such an awesome tennis player. He puts is heart into almost every hit with his tennis racket. He deserves the win. Will we hear news of retirement or will he keep going?