Roland Garros, Federer retires from the second round and Berrettini to the quarters

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Roger Federer retires from the round of 16 of Roland Garros and the blue Matteo Berrettini, who should have faced the Swiss in the fourth round of the Parisian tournament, enters the quarter-finals of the Grand Slam underway in the French capital. The 39-year-old champion from Basel has communicated the forfeit to the tournament organizers. “After the talks with my team, I have decided that I have to retire from Roland Garros. After two knee surgeries and over a year of rehabilitation it is important to listen to my body and avoid rushing the times on the road to recovery. played 3 matches, there is no better feeling than returning to the pitch, “says Federer. Guy Forget, director of the tournament, expresses “regret” for the retirement of the Swiss. “We were all delighted to see Roger again in Paris, where he played 3 high-level matches. We wish him the best for the rest of the season.”


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