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Roger Federer says he is ready for grass-court season
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Roger Federer says he is ready for grass-court season

Updated Mar. 4, 2020 4:24 p.m. ET

STUTTGART, Germany (AP) Seven-time Wimbledon champion Roger Federer says he is healthy again and looking forward to the grass-court season.

Federer is still without a title this year and has been battling injuries. He underwent meniscus surgery after losing the Australian Open final to Novak Djokovic and then missed the French Open because of a back injury. The top-ranked Djokovic won his first French Open title on Sunday to complete a career Grand Slam.

Federer says he has had no setbacks in the last three weeks, and ''now I am feeling really well.''

The 17-time Grand Slam champion is the top-seeded player in the inaugural edition of the Mercedes Cup on grass and has a bye into the second round.

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Federer says Djokovic's win in Paris was ''super for tennis, world class.''

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