Roger Federer plans to determine “in the next month or so” whether he’s going to play at subsequent year’s Tokyo Olympics.
Federer said Tuesday his 2020 agenda is ready via Wimbledon, which ends July 12. The week-long Olympic match begins July 25 and ends a few days before his thirty-ninth birthday.
“I guess I’m going to be deciding on the Olympic Games within the next few weeks, optimistically inside the subsequent month or so,” he stated.
Speaking ahead of the Laver Cup team opposition he co-owns, Federer said he is “very enthusiastic about the prospect” of Tokyo.
“I just ought to see how is the circle of relatives, how is my body doing,” Federer stated in an interview broadcast via Swiss public television.
Federer is a 4-time Olympian. He met his wife at the 2000 Sydney Games and two times carried Switzerland’s flag at establishing ceremonies.
“It’s been any such special occasion for me,” he said.
Federer won doubles gold with Stan Wawrinka on the 2008 Beijing Olympics and silver in singles on the 2012 London Games, played at Wimbledon. He neglected the 2016 Rio de Janeiro Olympics due to injury.
To play in Tokyo, Federer could probably get a wild-card exemption from the International Tennis Federation. He has not performed the required quantity of Davis Cup video games to be eligible by proper.