Roger Federer pulls out of French Open before 4th round

Roger Federer pulled out of the French Open on Sunday, less than 12 hours after he pulled out a difficult and lengthy third-round victory. The tournament announced the 20-time Grand Slam champion’s withdrawal. Federer said in a statement that it is important for him to listen to his body as he returns to action after two operations on his right knee. The 39-year-old Federer was supposed to play against Matteo Berrettini in the fourth round on Monday.