Roger Federer never contemplated retirement as he spent 13 months on the sidelines due to double knee surgery last year and the 39-year-old says he isn’t feeling any pain, ready to play again and is feeling like his story is not over yet.

Federer, who is with Rafa Nadal with a record 20 Grand Slam singles titles, has not played a competitive match since losing to world No. 1 Novak Djokovic in the Australian Open semifinals in 2020.

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