Roger Federer Withdraws From French Open, Says ‘Unnecessary Risk by Playing’

Roger Federer has lost in the Wimbledon finals each of the past two years to Novak Djokovic. (Shaun Botterill/Getty Images)
Roger Federer has lost in the Wimbledon finals each of the past two years to Novak Djokovic. (Shaun Botterill/Getty Images)

Roger Federer just announced that he is withdrawing from this year’s French Open, after failing to recover in time from a back injury sustained early this month...

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