Tennis, Roland Garros: Federer forfeit, Berrettini in the quarterfinals | News

The Swiss announced his retirement due to physical problems after the confrontation against Koepfer

Roger Federer greets the French Open early. The Swiss tennis player has decided to retire due to physical problems accused after the third round marathon against Koepfer and he announced it on his social channels: “I know my body, I can’t push too hard”, his words. Federer’s forfeit paves the way for a Matteo Berrettini, his designated rival in the fourth round: the blue flies directly to the quarter-finals of Roland Garros, where he will meet one between Djokovic and Musetti.

“After some discussions with my team I decided to retire from the French Open – Federer’s words – After two knee operations and over a year of rehabilitation it is important to listen to my body and be sure not to push too fast road to recovery. I’m happy to have played three games, there is no better feeling than being back on the pitch. See you soon. “

The news was also commented by the tournament director, Guy Forget: “We are very sorry about the retirement of Federer, who played a great match against Koepfer last night. We are happy to have seen Roger again in Paris and he has delighted us with three high level matches. We all wish him the best for the rest. of the season “.

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