This year has not been good to both tennis players as they missed several matches in the 2016 season. Sportskeeda reports that Federer and Nadal are both in good condition. Moreover, most fans were glad that they will return in time for the big event.
The duo, also called ‘Fedal’, have confirmed their participation in the Australian Open 2017. It seems that fans missed their on-court rivalry. However, the wait is over as the two will have their comeback on January 16 to 29 next year.
Federer underwent surgery and was required to have rehabilitation of the knee. Meanwhile, Nadal had to fully recover first before going back to playing. He had troubles with his left wrist. It’s good news that the tennis icons have redeemed themselves.
It’s no question that the two belong to the greatest tennis players in the world. In a report by Yahoo Sports, tournament director Craig Tiley expressed his excited in the upcoming Australian Open. Aside from the comeback of the two icons, they are welcoming new big names in the tennis world.
Furthermore, the two tennis stars also seem excited for their comeback next year. “Like all players, they can’t wait to get to Melbourne and start the year off well,” Tiley said.
Tiley also revealed that Federer has chosen the Hopman Cup as his season opener while Nadal chose to make his debut at Brisbane International. Fans should definitely not miss the comeback of the duo.