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ICYMI at The ATP Tour Finals: Federer not ruling out Davis Cup

ICYMI at The ATP Tour Finals: Federer not ruling out Davis Cup

Just when we thought Roger Federer couldn’t possibly achieve anymore with his career, the 36-year-old admitted to the press room on Thursday that he wasn’t ruling out future Davis Cup and Olympic action.

In his postmatch news conference — after beating Marin Cilic in three sets to secure his 14th semifinal place in 15 appearances at the ATP Tour Finals — Federer said “I haven’t officially retired from the Davis Cup” though he admitted the Tokyo 2020 Olympics were a bit far ahead to be thinking about. However, he didn’t rule out the possibility, either.

This could mean that we see Federer competing for the Olympic singles gold medal — one of the few accolades he has yet to win throughout his career — nearing his 40s. We can only dream …

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