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“I have missed it”– Roger Federer drops major hint about 2021 scheduling

Roger Federer signs autographs during the "Match in Africa" photoshoot at Grand Parade on February 7, 2019 in Cape Town, South Africa.

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Roger Federer has hinted about his potential 2021 schedule and said he wants to play the Asian swing of the Tour. The Asian swing of the ATP Tour usually happens after the US Open but was cancelled this year due to the Chinese government bringing in restrictions on sporting events to control the coronavirus outbreak.

“I’ve always enjoyed coming back [to China] and I think the fans are incredibly creative,” Federer said in a Q&A. “They have incredible energy and I really feel that it makes me want to come back many more times so I can’t thank the fans enough.

“This year, I missed it unfortunately because of two reasons. Number one because of COVID-19 but also because of the knee. Next year [2021] obviously is the year I want to come back to China.”

Source: TennisHead

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