Federer Withdraws from Paris Masters

(October 28, 2012)  Roger Federer  has announced that he has pulled out of the Bercy/Paris Masters event which begins tomorrow.  He intends to rest for the ATP World Tour Finals in November.

“It’s the only right decision for me…it’s just too much” to play in Paris, Federer told media in Basel after losing to Juan Martin Del Potro in the  Swiss Indoors final on Sunday.

Federer won the Paris event last year.  He will try to  defend his ATP World Tour Finals crown in less than two weeks.