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(FILES) In this file photograph taken on August 5, 2012, Switzerland's Roger Federer returns the ball to Britain's Andy Murray in their London 2012 Olympic Games men's single gold medal match at Wimbledon in south London. - Roger Federer announced on July 13, 2021 he has withdrawn from the upcoming Tokyo Olympics after a "setback" with his recovery from a knee injury. The 20-time Grand Slam champion was knocked out of Wimbledon in the quarter-finals by Hubert Hurkacz last week. "During the grass court season, I unfortunately experienced a setback with my knee, and have accepted that I must withdraw from the Tokyo Olympic Games," Federer said in a statement on social media. (Photo by CARL COURT / AFP)

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Roger Federer withdraws from Tokyo Games due to knee setback

In this file photograph taken on August 5, 2012, Switzerland’s Roger Federer returns the ball to Britain’s Andy Murray in their London 2012 Olympic Games men’s single gold medal match at Wimbledon in south London. –

Roger Federer announced on July 13, 2021 he has withdrawn from the upcoming Tokyo Olympics after a “setback” with his recovery from a knee injury.

The 20-time Grand Slam champion was knocked out of Wimbledon in the quarter-finals by Hubert Hurkacz last week.

“During the grass court season, I unfortunately experienced a setback with my knee, and have accepted that I must withdraw from the Tokyo Olympic Games,” Federer said in a statement on social media.

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