Roger Federer's agent Tony Godsick says the Swiss star will play at French Open

Last Updated: 09/05/14 9:54am

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Roger Federer: Expected to return to action in time for French Open

Roger Federer: Expected to return to action in time for French Open

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Roger Federer's agent has dismissed speculation that he will miss the French Open to spend more time with his wife following the birth of their second set of twins.

The former world No 1 pulled out of this week's Madrid Open on Tuesday morning to be with his pregnant wife Mirka and a few hours later she gave birth to two boys, Leo and Lenny.


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It's expected that the Swiss legend will make a late decision regarding his participation at the ATP Masters 1000 tournament in Rome next week.

But his agent Tony Godsick says he will definitely line-up at the second Grand Slam of the year at Roland Garros later this month.

"Roger plans on playing Roland Garros and he will make a decision at the last minute if he will play Rome depending on how everything is going with his family," Godsick told

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