Roger Federer to miss Rio Olympics and rest of the year with knee injury.

Roger Federer to miss Rio Olympics and rest of the year with knee injury.

• Federer: ‘I must give my knee and body the proper time to fully recover’
• ‘I plan to put all my energy towards coming back strong,’ says 34-year-old

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Roger Federer will miss the Olympic Games in Rio and the rest of the tennis season, including the US Open, in order to recover from knee surgery.

The 34-year-old posted on his Facebook page and said he took the “very difficult” decision after consulting with his medical team. The 17-times grand slam champion had an operation in February before missing the French Open with a back problem

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