Hot sports news around the world at the end of September 2020

Roger Federer admits he is impatient to return to play after injury. He will also use a brand new racket in the next season.

Federer will use a completely new racquet next season

He underwent two knee injury surgeries this year that caused the Swiss legend to break up early for the 2020 season. He is expected to return to training in early October to prepare for next season with the focus is on the Australian Open.

Triathlon is likely to be added to SEA Games 31

Although the meeting of delegations to the 31st SEA Games held in Vietnam in 2021 was not held until November, there has been information about 4 additional selected sports, increasing the official number of sports to 40.

Information from the meeting to discuss the organization of the 31st SEA Games at the General Department of Gymnastics and Sports on the afternoon of September 29, 2020, four additional high-potential sports are Jiujitsu, Bowling, E-Sports (sports electronic), and Triathlon (swimming-cycling-running).

Lewis Hamilton is about to receive a huge new salary from Mercedes

According to the Daily Mail, Lewis Hamilton is about to sign a new contract to allow him to play in the German Mercedes team shirt until 2023. It is expected that this contract will be completed before the Eifel Grand Prix with the main race takes place on October 11 at Nürburgring (Germany).

Lewis Hamilton is about to sign a new contract with Mercedes

The new contract will allow Hamilton – the driver of the six-time F1 world championship to receive a generous salary of 44 million euros per year, 4 million euros higher than the current one.

Roland Garros recorded the second-longest game in history

The match between French host Corentin Moutet and Italian opponent Lorenzo Giustino in the first round of the Roland Garros men’s singles 2020 on the 14th night of September 28 has become the second-longest match in the history of the Grand Slam.

After 6 hours and 5 minutes, Giustino defeated Moutet with 5 choking sets 0-6, 7-6 (9-7), 7-6 (7-3), 2-6, 18- 16. Before that, the match that Fabrice Santoro beat Arnaud Clement in the first round of Roland Garros in 2004 set a record for competition time at 6:30.