Roger Federer announces plan for third knee surgery following ‘checks with doctors’

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Roger Federer has announced that he will be “out of the game for many months” as he has made the decision to have his third knee surgery in the last 18 months. The world No 9 took to Instagram to share a video revealing his plans after consulting with doctors. The 20-time Grand Slam champion had two procedures on his knee last year and has played just five tournaments since, suffering a new setback with the injury during the grass court season which forced him to withdraw from the Olympics, Toronto and Cincinnati.

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