February 7, 2018

Roger has decided to participate in the 45th Rotterdam Tournament which begins February 12th.

This will be Roger's 9th appearance and he won the tournament in 2005 and 2012.

"The tournament is special for me. I remember playing for the first time in 1999 as it was one of the first events where I got the chance to play at the highest level. It feels good to join in the celebrations of the 45th edition."

Currently ranked number 2, the Swiss star has the opportunity to take over the number 1 spot next week if he gets to the Semifinals. He will become the oldest player on the ATP to take over that number 1 ranking.