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Roger Federer Reportedly Makes Decision On Tennis Comeback

Roger Federer pumping his fist.

MIAMI GARDENS, FLORIDA - MARCH 29: Roger Federer of Switzerland celebrates match point against Denis Shapovalov of Canada during the men's semifinals of the Miami Open Presented by Itau at Hard Rock Stadium March 29, 2019 in Miami Gardens, Florida.(Photo by Matthew Stockman/Getty Images)

One of the greatest tennis players of all time finally has a set return date.

Roger Federer will make his long-awaited return to the ATP Tour in late October when he plays the ATP500 Swiss Indoors tournament in Basel.

He will play his first-round match on Oct. 25 and if he wins that, he'd play again on Oct. 27.

Federer is also set to play in the Laver Cup with Rafael Nadal in late September, though that will a team-based event.

Federer hasn't played a competitive tennis match since he lost in the Wimbledon quarterfinals to Hubert Hurkacz last July. After that loss, he underwent a third surgery on his right knee to clean some stuff up.

Fans were hoping that he'd be good to play Wimbledon this year, but it appears to be out of reach at this time. Federer has won 20 major tournaments and 103 ATP titles throughout his career.

It remains to be seen how many more titles he can win before he calls it a career.