Roger Federer Donates For the Most Vulnerable Families in Switzerland Due to the Corona Virus Crisis

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Tennis News: Roger Federer and his wife, Mirka donated one million Swiss francs, equivalent to 857,000 pounds for the most vulnerable families in Switzerland and insisted that no one should be left behind.

Swiss tennis Player Roger Federer who is currently undergoing a process of recovery from knee surgery. Hopes that others will also follow in their footsteps to overcome this crisis by donating to support them.

“Now is a challenging time for everyone and anyone shall not left behind,”. Said the player who has collected 20 Grand Slam titles, Federer.

“Mirka and I have personally donated one million Swiss Francs to the most vulnerable families in Switzerland. Our contribution has just begun. We hope that everyone might join in and support more families in need. “

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The 38-year-old, Federer is schedule to return to action when entering the grass-court season after undergoing knee surgery in February this season.

The men’s and women’s tennis tournaments have been canceled until the start of the grass-court season and the grass-court season centered in the UK, is now in danger of being canceled due to the rampant corona virus pandemic.

Then Federer is expected to downgrade when undergoing a break for recovery. But the ATP and WTA have frozen the ranks of every professional during the tournament canceled.

Before undergoing knee surgery, this time Federer only appeared in Melbourne and qualified for the semifinals before losing to champion Djokovic in three straight sets.

Cases caused by COVID-19, aka corona virus, have increased quite sharply in Federer’s homeland in recent days, referring to a statement by the Swiss health minister who warned that all hospitals had reached the maximum limit of their capacity.

This triggered Federer, who was recovering from a knee injury at his home, issued an opinion through a private social media account.

“I remain at home and I have not shaken hands with anyone too in the last few years,” said the 38-year-old tennis player Federer through an Instagram account.

“To be sure, I wash my hands regularly as they should, and I believe helping one another is more important than anything now. Mainly because we want to help the older generation.”

“They are the most high-risk party and we must help them by keeping a distance of 2 meters and not shaking hands too.”

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