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Roger Federer withdraws from French Open as Serena Williams suffers shock loss – ABC News

Roger Federer pulls the plug on his French Open before someone else can just hours before Serena Williams is sent packing in the fourth round.

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Big names tumbled at Roland Garros as Roger Federer abandoned his pursuit of a record 21st grand slam title and Serena Williams’s hopes of lifting her 24th and tying Margaret Court were dashed by 21-year-old Kazakh Elena Rybakina.
Key points:

  • Federer pulled out of the tournament citing a need to listen to his body
  • His withdrawal means Italy’s Matteo Berrettini will move into the quarter-finals
  • Serena Williams suffered a shock loss to 21-year-old Kazakh Elena Rybakina

Federer withdrew from the tournament…

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