Roger Federer will not play opvarmningsturneringer on clay before the French Open, says his agent.

Grussæsonen are again this year very short for tennisstjernen Roger Federer.

Schweizeren come only to play a single tournament on the red surface – the grand slam tournament French Open in Paris.

It tells his agent, Tony Godsick, told Reuters.

– the Plan is that he only played the French Open, says agent.

In 2017 and 2018, he played absolutely no grusturneringer, while he attended last year in the big grusturneringer in Rome and Madrid as a warm up for the French Open.

Federer has previously stated that he has slashed the number of grusturneringer as a means to extend his career.

The strategy will give him another challenge when he made the start in the season’s biggest grusturnering. He comes not to be in combat training.

the French Open starts 25. may, but Federers last opvarmningsturnering is the Miami Masters, which is played on hardcourt and ending with a final 5. april.

the 38-year-old Roger Federer has won 20 grand slam tournaments in his career, but only one of the victories is downloaded on the red gravel in Paris, when he won the French Open in 2009.

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