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Federer to play in W&S Open in 2016

(PHOTO: Twitter/ @rogerfederer) (PHOTO: Twitter/ @rogerfederer)

Roger Federer will be returning to the Queen City in 2016, the seven-time Western & Southern Open champ announced on his Twitter page.   

The No. 3 player in the world is scaling back his playing schedule. Federer, 34, will play in 16 tournaments next year compared to 18 in 2015, but one of those will be the W&S Open.

He won his seventh title in Mason in 2015, defeating No. 1 Novak Djokovic in straight sets 7-6, 6-3.

Federer has come away as champion at the W&S Open in 2005, 2007, 2009, 2010, 2012, 2014 and 2015.

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