Roger Federer pulls out of Dubai event to focus on training after losing Qatar Open quarter-final

Source : Sky Sports

Roger Federer has pulled out of the upcoming ATP 500 event in Dubai after the former world No 1 lost in the Qatar Open quarter-finals on Thursday, his first tournament in more than a year.

“It’s been great to be back on the @atptour, loved every minute playing in Doha once again,” Federer said. “I’ve decided it’s best to go back to training and as a result, I’ve decided to withdraw from Dubai next week.”

World No 2 Rafa Nadal has also pulled out of the Dubai Duty Free event, which runs from March 14 to March 20.


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