The 39-year-old, who’s stage with Spain’s Rafa Nadal on 20 grand slam titles, has not performed a competitive match
since dropping to Novak Djokovic in least yr’s Australian Open semifinals.
Australian Open organisers
introduced in December that Federer can be lacking the 2021 version of the grand slam — the primary time the Swiss hasn’t performed the primary Melbourne event since dropping within the qualifying occasion in 1999.
The Qatar ExxonMobil Open is scheduled takes place between March 8-13. It is a event Federer has received on three earlier events in 2005, 2006 and 2011.