‘I will play Geneva and Paris’: Roger Federer confirms French Open participation


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.

The Geneva ATP 250 occasion is scheduled to run from May 16-22, whereas the French Open begins on May 30 in Paris.


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