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Switzerland’s Roger Federer became the latest big name in tennis to withdraw from the Tokyo Olympics after the 20-time Grand Slam champion said on Tuesday that he had picked up a knee injury during the grass-court season.

Federer, who turns 40 next month, had two knee surgeries in 2020 which resulted in more than a year of rehabilitation, with the Swiss returning to action in March — 13 months after his Australian Open semifinal exit last year.

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