Roger Federer will kickstart his claycourt marketing campaign at subsequent month’s Geneva Open as he steps up his preparations for the French Open, the 39-year-old Swiss wrote on Twitter on Sunday.
After lacking greater than a yr following two knee operations, Federer returned on Tour finally month’s Qatar Open, the place he suffered a quarter-final defeat by Georgia’s Nikoloz Basilashvili.
The 20-times Grand Slam champion then withdrew from the Dubai match with the intention to practice and put together going ahead.
“Happy to let you know that I will play Geneva and Paris. Until then I will use the time to train. Can’t wait to play in Switzerland again,” Federer, whose solely French Open triumph got here in 2009, stated in a Twitter publish.
Happy to let you already know that I will play Geneva🇨🇭 and Paris 🇫🇷. Until then I will use the time to coach. Can’t wait to play in Switzerland once more. ❤️🚀
— Roger Federer (@rogerfederer) April 18, 2021
The Geneva ATP 250 occasion is scheduled to run from May 16-22, whereas the French Open begins on May 30 in Paris.