Tennis

Federer withdraws from Rogers Cup in Montreal after losing Wimbledon final

After losing the Wimbledon final to Novak Djokovic, Roger Federer has decided to withdraw from the Rogers Cup, which is being held in August in Montreal, on Sunday.

Swiss lost to rival Novak Djokovic in 5 sets at the grass court slam on Sunday

After losing the Wimbeldon final to rival Novak Djokovic, left, on Sunday, Roger Federer has decided to withdraw from the Rogers Cup. The Canadian tournament will be held in Aug., with the men's competition in Montreal and the women's in Toronto. (Laurence Griffiths/Getty Images)

Roger Federer is going to take the Rogers Cup off.

Federer announced his decision to skip the ATP Tour event in Montreal after losing the men's Wimbledon final on Sunday.

Federer lost to rival Novak Djokovic in five sets at the grass court Grand Slam event.

He said after the loss that he had decided to miss the Rogers Cup a week ago.

The Rogers Cup begins Aug. 5 with the men's tournaments in Montreal and the women's tournament in Toronto.

WATCH | Djokovic outlasts Federer in marathon men's final:

The Serbian was able to repeat as Wimbledon champion on Sunday, defeating Roger Federer 7-6 (5), 1-6, 7-6 (4), 4-6, 13-12 at the All England Club. 1:46

 

 

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