ROGER FEDERER is again on a tennis court docket and eyeing his 2021 comeback after recovering from two knee surgical procedures.
The Swiss nice, who turned 39 in August, took to social media to present followers a constructive replace as he continues his return to full health.
Roger Federer took to Instagram to get followers excited as he practised his servingCredit score: Instagram / @rogerfederer
The 20-time Grand Slam champion underwent two knee surgical procedures earlier within the 12 months however isn’t considering retirementCredit score: Instagram / @severinluthi
Federer shared an image from his homeland serving on a court docket surrounded by timber.
He wrote: “Again to work,” and tagged his coach Severin Luthi.
Luthi then shared an image of his man placing a trademark forehand on the week he reached 1,000 weeks in the ATP’s top 20.
He added: “Nice week of observe with @rogerfederer open air in Switzerland in November!”
Federer has not performed a aggressive tennis match since dropping the Australian Open semi-final to Novak Djokovic in January.
He went beneath the knife in February for arthroscopic remedy on a problematic proper knee however then needed an additional operation three months later.
In that point, the 20-time Grand Slam champion noticed his nice pal and rival Rafael Nadal tie level with his record Major haul.
However he insisted he’s having no thoughts about retiring soon.
As an alternative Federer is eyeing up a return to the tennis circuit as quickly as doable initially of 2021.
The world No4 stated: “I’m positively not retiring now. I skilled final week, I must be on the court docket initially of January.
“I’m nonetheless combating for my return, I need to be on the court docket, I wish to play with the legends of the sport, with the perfect gamers.
“I really feel that there’s little left in me. I’m doing effectively, it’s a lengthy course of – not every day, however weekly.”
Final time Federer had an prolonged spell out because of surgical procedure, he got here again firing by successful the 2017 Australian Open after which Wimbledon and one other title Down Beneath inside a 12 months.