World No.1 Roger Federer has confirmed that he will be at the 2012 Shanghai Rolex Masters.
Federer missed the 2011 event but he has messaged Tournament Director Michael Luevano to say that he will definitely be back for this year’s event which once again.
“It will be fantastic to return to Shanghai and the Shanghai Rolex Masters,” Federer said. “I love the city and especially the fans. I’ve enjoyed great success at the tournament, dating back to the Tennis Masters Cups. I hope all the fans will come out to enjoy the matches.
“Shanghai is one of my favorite cities in Asia, and I look forward to getting back to the Shanghai Rolex Masters. I love the passionate fans, and the facilities and tournament are amazing”
This will be Roger’s seventh trip to Shanghai. The last time he played the Shanghai Rolex Masters he reached the final where it took Andy Murray to stop him.
Novak Djokovic will also be making the trip to Shanghai again this year. Injury stopped him from playing 12 months