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Roger Federer to miss Rio 2016 Olympics

roger-federer-070915-getty-ftrjpg_rduhtoxzytug1ac4wdn8cvjxvRoger Federer has revealed he will miss next month’s Rio Olympics — and the rest of this season — in order to extend his tennis career.

The 34-year-old had hoped to represent Switzerland and win his first singles gold medal, but has taken medical advice to rest so he can properly recover from February’s knee surgery.
“The doctors advised that if I want to play on the ATP World Tour injury-free for another few years, as I intend to do, I must give both my knee and body the proper time to fully recover,” he said on his Facebook page Tuesday.

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