Federer Out of Italian Open with Right Leg Injury


World number three Roger Federer pulled out of the Italian Open before his quarter-final match on Thursday with a right leg injury.

Federer, a four-time Rome finalist, had been due to meet Greek eighth seed Stefanos Tsitsipas for a place in the semi-finals.

The Swiss 20-time Grand Slam winner was playing in Rome to prepare for his return to the French Open for the first time since 2015.

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