Madrid: Roger Federer will play at the Madrid Open as part of his return to the clay court.
Organizers say the 20-time Grand Slam champion will participate in the tournament from 3-12 May.
The 37-year-old Federer didn't play in clay tournaments for two seasons, but said he will be back this year as he prepares for his first French Open appearance since 2015.
— Mutua Madrid Open (@MutuaMadridOpen) February 20, 2019
Federer is the second most successful player at the Madrid Open with three titles, behind five-time champion Rafael Nadal. Federer's last Madrid title came in 2012.
Nadal and top-ranked Novak Djokovic are also expected to play in Madrid this year.
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Updated Date: Feb 20, 2019 16:30:44 IST