Ageless Federer outlasts rivals with 2020 Olympics a possible farewell | Kevin Mitchell

Roger Federer plans to stay on the Tour as long as his wife is happy while stricken rivals like Andy Murray and Novak Djokovic can only watch on

An intriguing scenario is unfolding in the wake of Roger Federer’s sixth Australian Open triumph in which the ageless Swiss arrives at the 2020 Tokyo Olympics to join his long-time rivals, Rafael Nadal, Novak Djokovic and Andy Murray, in a grand farewell to their illustrious careers.

It is not inconceivable the 36-year-old champion, rejuvenated yet again in the twilight of his career by winning his 20th major in a dramatic five-setter against Marin Cilic on Sunday, will continue playing as long as his body can take it – and while his wife, Mirka, is prepared to travel the world with him and their four children.

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