Federer returns in Rotterdam; Draw released

Roger Federer returns to ATP World Tour action this week at the ABN AMRO World Tennis Tournament in Rotterdam, which marks his second event of the season.

The Swiss superstar has a 21-5 record at the ATP World Tour 500 tournament. He has won two Rotterdam titles in 2005 (d. Ljubicic) and 2012 (d. del Potro).

Federer trained for one hour with Juan Martin del Potro on Centre Court Sunday afternoon and then met this year’s ball kids for photos.

Roger will play Grega Zemlja (ATP 60) in the first round of the ATP-500 tournamant in Rotterdam.

It is the second time that Roger meets the Slovenian - our Champ clearly won their first match in Doha last year. Roger could meet Mikhail Youzhny or Thiemo De Bakker in the round of the last 16. The other top seeds are Juan Martin Del Potro (ATP 7), Jo-Wilfried Tsonga (ATP 8) and Richard Gasquet (ATP 10).

Date: 10th February 2013, Source: RF Official and ATP


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