Federer No To Monte Carlo, For Now

by Clare on March 23, 2012 · 0 comments

in ATP News

Roger Federer, the 16-time Grand Slam champion has withdrawn from the 2012 Monte Carlo ATP Masters tournament, schedule to begin from the April 15th to 22, an ATP World Tour Masters 1000 series of the ATP World Tour.

Former World No. 1 Roger Federer, who has been passing through amazing form right now and clinched three consecutive ATP titles so far in this season at Rotterdam Open, Dubai Tennis Championships and BNP Paribas Open. Swiss star has bagged six of the eight ATP Tour events, where he is looking hot favorite to lift the Sony Ericsson Open this month in Miami.

Monte Carlo Masters Tournament director Zeljko Franulovic has given a statement that, World No. 3 Roger Federer will skip from the event in April, but they are going to keep a wild card to one side for the Swiss tennis legend. World No. 1 Novak Djokovic, 10-time major title holder Rafael Nadal and Britain tennis star Andy Murray were committed to take part in the 2012 Monte Carlo ATP Masters tournament.

25-year-old Nadal has clinched the Monte-Carlo Rolex Masters’ tournaments titles for consecutive seven times so far in his career, where he is aiming to win the Clay court crown for eight time. Spaniard will step out as a defending champion at Monte-Carlo next month at the Monte Carlo Country Club in Roquebrune-Cap-Martin, France, being played on outdoor clay courts.

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