World number six, Roger Federer has made his intention known on his participation in the 2020 Tokyo Olympics.

The 2009 Roland Garros winners will swing to action against Britain’s Dan Evans today at the Qatar Open in Doha after two knee operations that ended his 2020 season.

Participation in the Olympics is part of my plan although my main goal was everything from today until Wimbledon, the tournament that precedes the Olympics,” said Federer

I hope that I will be fully in [shape] by then and that questions about my knee will stop.” he added

The second-seeded Swiss has intended to play every contest until Wimbledon which precedes the Tokyo Olympic.

The 39-year-old last played Novak Djokovic at the 2020 Australian Open semifinals at which the Serbian upended Federer which led to his 13 month hibernation from the court.