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Federer said his failure to defend his Australian Open title changed nothing and his aim was the same as always - to beat Nadal and Djokovic.
The 31-year-old had earlier said that he intended to retire following the 2019 edition of Wimbledon.
Richard Lewis, chief executive of the All England Club, said Murray could well be honoured in the same manner as fellow Briton and multiple Wimbledon men's singles champion Fred Perry.
Andy Murray ruled out becoming a doubles player in the future, ending the possibility of him teaming up with older brother Jamie.
The 28-year-old Kvitova, currently the world number four, suffered career-threatening injuries to her playing left hand as she fought off the intruder at her home in the eastern Czech town Prostejov.
Serena Williams's claims of sexism during her spectacular US Open final meltdown follows similar controversies at the season's three other Grand Slams.
While Serena was frustrated by the surprise setback, she took heart from her run to the final in just the fourth tournament of her comeback following daughter Olympia's birth in September.
Williams had hoped to equal Margaret Court's record of 24 Grand Slam singles titles by winning her first major prize since becoming a mother in September.
At a time when so many of her peers have long since retired, Serena is still pushing her body through the gruelling hours of training and practice.
Kerber, who had won 11 career titles compared to Serena Williams's 72, has not been afraid to make tough decisions.
Seeded 25 this year and with a world ranking of 181, Williams insists she will be the underdog against Kerber on Saturday despite boasting a 6-2 career lead over the 30-year-old left-hander.
It will be world number 10 Kerber's first Grand Slam final since she won the second of her two major titles at the 2016 US Open.
Federer's bid to win a ninth Wimbledon title came to an astonishing end as the defending champion collapsed to Kevin Anderson in a nail-biting four hour and 13-minute classic.
It was Federer's earliest departure from Wimbledon since his shock second round defeat against Sergiy Stakhovsky in 2013.
The 12-time major winner prevailed over Kei Nishikori despite picking up two code violations and accusing umpire Carlos Ramos of 'double standards'.