Roger Federer declared on Wednesday that he will come back to ATP World Tour activity at the Mercedes Cup, held 11-17 June.
The 36-year-old will show up in Stuttgart for the third time in his vocation, in the wake of falling in the first round in 2017 (l. to Haas) and achieve the semi-finals in 2016 (l. to Thiem). Federer won two titles on grass in 2017 (Halle, Wimbledon) and will offer for an eighteenth title at first glance in Stuttgart, which will stamp the start of his grass-court plan driving towards The Championships at Wimbledon.
Federer imparted the news to in excess of 15 million fans on Facebook on Wednesday morning. “Eager to report that I will return to Germany for the Mercedes Cup in June,” said Federer. “Anticipating seeing you at the grass courts in Stuttgart!”
The Swiss star holds a 164-24 FedEx ATP Win/Loss Record on grass, winning 87.2 for every penny of matches at first glance. Federer will be participated in Stuttgart by safeguarding champion Lucas Pouille, Australia’s Nick Kyrgios, 2016 Wimbledon finalist Milos Raonic and ruling Next Gen ATP Finals champion Hyeon Chung.
Following on from Stuttgart, Federer will go to Halle looking for a record tenth title at the Gerry Weber Open, having triumphed for a ninth time at the occasion in 2017 (d. Zverev).