Federer to play in Italian Open

Tennis - Australian Open - Second Round - Melbourne Park, Melbourne, Australia, January 16, 2019. Switzerland's Roger Federer reacts during the match against Britain's Dan Evans. REUTERS/Edgar Su

Coming off his first clay event in three years, Roger Federer announced Saturday he’ll play in next week’s Italian Open to prepare for the French Open. Federer was stopped by fifth-seeded Dominic Thiem 3-6, 7-6 (11), 6-4 on Friday to fall short of the semifinals of the Mutua Madrid Open. It was Federer’s first time […]

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