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‘Will He Come to Wimbledon..?’ – Roger Federer’s Rumored Tennis Comeback Sparks a Puzzling Reaction From Tennis Legend

Published 02/09/2023, 7:15 AM EST

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The tennis world is already missing Roger Federer. It’s not even been a year since the retirement of 20 time Grand Slam champion. Even after years of service to the sport, both fans and the tennis community want more of the Swiss tennis maestro. While Federer played his last match in the Laver Cup 2022, he assured of keeping a connection with tennis.

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However, he didn’t specify the role he is willing to play. Federer’s former ATP colleague Tim Henman is eager to see the Swiss maestro back at Wimbledon. Here’s what he said.

Tim Henman wants to see Roger Federer back at Wimbledon


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Roger Federer’s retirement is a sad reality that we all need to accept. However, as fans, we can never get enough of the Swiss maestro. Just like fans, his former ATP colleague and good friend Tim Henman is also eager to see him back at Wimbledon. However, he is not sure about the role Federer might play. Here’s what he said in a chat with

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“Will he come to Wimbledon this year? I hope so. In what capacity? I don’t know. He’s been an amazing champion in our sport, the most incredible ambassador in our sport and he’s a good friend of mine so I definitely hope I get to see him a bit more.”


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Notably, the 41-year-old is in chats with BBC for a commentator role. It will be interesting to see if Federer returns to tennis as a commentator.


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Fans are excited about Federer’s comeback

As soon as the news went viral that Federer is considering a broadcaster role in the Wimbledon Championships, fans are excited about it. Even though we have the French Open before that, Federer fans can’t wait for the Wimbledon championship.

As the news broke out, fans took to Twitter and expressed their wish to see the legend back in any capacity. Further, another fan suggested paying him whatever he asks for, to get the Swiss maestro back in tennis.


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The kind of craze and fan following Federer enjoys today is unmatchable. He truly is the greatest tennis star of the modern generation. Are you excited to see Federer back as a broadcaster? Let us know in the comments section.

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Gaurav Verma


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Gaurav Verma is a Tennis Author at EssentiallySports. He has post graduate diploma in management from IILM Graduate School of Management and a BBA degree from Bangalore University. He has 1-year of experience in the banking sector.
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