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4 days ago.New Delhi, Delhi, India
(Photo Credit: Instagram/@rogerfederer)

  • Roger Federer confirmed on Sunday he will play the French Open at Roland Garros this year
  • He had skipped the 2020 edition to recover from knee surgery
  • His last appearance in the French capital in 2019 ended in a semi-final loss to Rafael Nadal, now a 13-time champion

11 April.New Delhi, Delhi, India
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  • Rafael Nadal says he's fit and well ahead of Monte Carlo
  • Nadal aims for a 12th Masters title
  • Djokovic has not played since the Australian Open where he was champion for a ninth time

10 March.Serbia
Serbia's Novak Djokovic poses for photos with the Norman Brookes Challenge Cup at Brighton Beach after defeating Russia's Daniil Medvedev on Sunday Feb. 21. (Photo credit: AP/PTI)

  • Novak Djokovic, 33, won his 18th major at the Australian Open in February
  • Honoured to have achieved one of them, now I will devote myself to the second, Djokovic said
  • It really excites me to walk the path of legends and giants of this sport, said Djokovic

Novak Djokovic won the 2021 Australian Open. (Photo credit: AP/PTI)

  • Novak Djokovic is the current world number one, based on ATP rankings
  • The Serbian on Monday said that Federer and Nadal have different styles of play
  • Djokovic on Monday broke Roger Federer's record of staying at the top rank for the most number of weeks consecutively

8 March.Qatar
Roger Federer last played competitive tennis in January 2020. (Photo credit: Twitter/@rogerfederer)

  • On his return from injury, Roger Federer said he is pain and injury free
  • I'm very happy to be back playing a tournament, Federer said
  • The 39-year-old said he is expecting to surprise himself at the Qatar Open

7 March.Paris, France
Serbia's Novak Djokovic walks past Switzerland's Roger Federer during a break, during their men's singles semi-final tennis match on day six of the ATP World Tour Masters 1000. (Photo credit: AFP File Photo)

  • Novak Djokovic will on Monday set a new landmark of 311 weeks as world number one
  • He is also now firmly in sights of Roger Federer's 20 Grand Slam titles
  • Djokovic has time on his side with Federer turning 40 in August