Roger Federer says he won't play as often in the next few years and hopes to compete in the 2016 Olympics in Rio de Janeiro.
The 31-year-old Federer says he'll be more mindful about the tournaments he plays in the future to make sure he can keep playing at a high level.
''I have to make sure that I take care of my schedule, of my body, of my mind,'' he said Thursday before an exhibition match with Brazilian Thomaz Bellucci. ''Hopefully I can still stay on tour for many more years and hopefully play the Olympics here in three and a half years or so, so I have to look far ahead and not just the next six months.''
Others in the exhibition include Maria Sharapova, Victoria Azarenka, Serena Williams, Caroline Wozniacki, Jo-Wilfried Tsonga, Tommy Robredo and Tommy Haas. The Bryan brothers, Bob and Mike, are also participating.
Federer has competed in four Olympics, winning gold in doubles at the 2008 Beijing Games and silver in singles at the London Games.
The Swiss player said he'd ...