told How the 38-year-old Swiss on Thursday, he plans after an arthroscopy, a return to the grass court season, including the ATP-tournament in the Westphalian city of Halle in June. After that, the Grand Slam tournament in Wimbledon.

with 20 singles titles, most successful player in Grand Slam tournaments, reported that he had had for some time problems at the knee. “I was hoping that they will disappear,” wrote Federer.

But after an investigation and discussions with his Team, he had decided for the on Wednesday in Switzerland, made intervention.

Federer lost in the Australian Open semi-finals

“After the procedure, the Doctors have said that it was the right step,” said the long-standing of the world ranking list First. The doctors are confident that he will regain his health completely, he added.

Federer said as a consequence of its participation in the upcoming tournaments in Dubai, Indian Wells, Bogotá, Miami and the French Open. His last tournament match, denied Federer in the semi-finals of the Australian Open to eventual winner Novak Djokovic from Serbia.

After that, the current world ranking lists-third completed, two weeks ago, a charity match in South Africa.

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