In Tokyo 2020, Roger Federer will compete in the men’s singles event. In London, England, the Swiss Maestro is competing in the Wimbledon Championships. The Swiss men’s team is represented only by Federer. Viktorija Golubic and Belinda Bencic comprise the women’s team. The 23rd seed Lorenzo Sonego was defeated in straight sets by Roger Federer, who is through to the quarterfinals. With 20 Grand Slam singles titles, Federer is tied with Rafael Nadal for the most. He will face Daniil Medvedev, the second seed.
- Roger Federer beat Lorenzo Sonego 7-5, 6-4, 6 -2.
- The Swiss is through to the quarterfinals of the Wimbledon Championships.
- He will face Daniil Medvedev or Hubert Hurkacz in the last eight.
- With 20 grand slam titles, Federer is now tied with Rafael Nadal for the most.
- The 39-year-old is the oldest man to reach a Wimbledon quarterfinal since Ken Rosewall in 1974.
- Now only three victories left, the father of four will claim the club’s 21st major championship, which would be a record.
- After two arthroscopic operations on his right knee last year, the Swiss player only had a 5-3 record in 2021.
- According to him, he was willing to suffer losses to gain information.
- Defeating Lorenzo Sonego 7-5, 6-4, 6 -2, Roger Federer reached the quarterfinals.
- Daniil Medvedev or Hubert Hurkacz are among the final eight opponents for the 39-year-old.
- Defending his Wimbledon title will be Federer’s ninth triumph.
- In beating Jimmy Connors’ record of four quarterfinal appearances, the Swiss have become the oldest man to reach a Wimbledon quarterfinal since Ken Rosewall in 1974.
- Federer only looked vulnerable during the first set when he broke for 4-3 and then failed to hold the service at 5-4.
- At times he even chipped and charged, a novelty in this age of power. He came to the net 46 times, winning 29.
- With 20 grand slam titles, he is now tied with Rafael Nadal, one ahead of Novak Djokovic.
- He would surely achieve his most notable accomplishment if he can somehow repeat his first title after 18 years.