Federer could return to Madrid to prepare the assault on Roland Garros
Roger Federer He already has a clearer idea of what his calendar will be in 2020. After his participation in the Australian Open -he reached the semifinal-, the Basel tennis player will reappear in Dubai (February 24-29), to defend the title of the last year and then he will face the American Masters 1000 tour. This course, Federer has again confirmed his presence in Roland Garros and to prepare the appointment, their participation in Madrid and Rome is expected.
One of the reasons for the long career of Roger Federer It is your seasonal planning. The Basel tennis player, 38, takes care of his agenda in detail and for the second consecutive year has again included the clay tour on your horizon Only one of his 20 Grand Slams has conquered it in Roland Garros, tournament that remains his main challenge. Last year he decided to try his fortune in Paris, after passing through Madrid and Rome, where he made quarterfinals. In the Philippe Chatrier he reached the semifinals, where Rafael Nadal, after winning, was responsible for stopping his feet as many times on Parisian clay.
There is still no official list of players who will participate in the Mutua Madrid Open -From May 1 to 10-, but Roger Federer is expected to be in it. Madrid clay has given many afternoons to Basel, with two titles (2009 and 2012) and one final (2010). He also won the title in the Spanish capital when the tournament was played at the Madrid Arena, in fast track (2006).
In addition to Halle and Wimbledon, unavoidable appointments in the Federer calendar, the Swiss will look for Olympic gold at the Tokyo 2020 event. Afterwards, he is expected in Cincinnati, US Open, his Laver Cup, Shanghai, Basel and the Masters Cup to close the season.