The legendary Tennis player Roger Federer has marked a three - year deal to play at the Swiss Indors in Basel, that message that the Swiss player will not be swinging up his racket for at slightest three years.
The 18 - time Grand Slam winner had indicate that the path may be close to end as he addressed his admiring fans following January's Australia open celebration.
"I hope to see you next year," said Federer after thrashing Rafael Nadal to demand his current major trophy. "If not, this was a wonderful run here and I can't be more happy to have won tonight."
But followers of the immortal star can comfort easy with Monday's information that Federer will feature in at brief one tournament for the upcoming three years.
"I cannot wait to return to my home - country in the autumn" Roger said in a declaration announced by the Swiss Tennis Federation. "Playing in Basel is a always highlight of the year."
Federer took lengthened break last year to accord with fitness matter which he said himself could help longer his career by at least "a couple more years."