Roger Federer to start 2014 season at Brisbane International

New Delhi, News Nation Bureau | Updated : 25 July 2013, 03:36 PM

Roger Federer will start his 2014 season at Australia’s Brisbane International for the first time in a bid to improve his Grand Slam hopes, said tournament organisers.

Federer is ranked at number five, which is his lowest in the last decade.

"I've always hoped that I could come there (to Brisbane), so I am happy we are all able to make it work," he said.

"I'm not just coming there for the Australian Open, especially when I commit so early in advance, it's also to win in Brisbane."

Roger Federer is the first player  who has been announced for the December 29-January 5 hard court tournament.

"Roger Federer is a global superstar and arguably the most accomplished tennis player in history. His attendance at this event will be a legacy for future generations," Pearson said.

First Published: Thursday, July 25, 2013 03:33 PM
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