Roger Federer Decided To Skip The Clay-Court Season.

Federer, 36, is the only top 10 player who opts to not play at the French Open as he looks to rest his ageing body ahead of Wimbledon.

But Lopez, who is gearing up for his 17th consecutive Madrid Open, which is the warm-up for the Grand Slam, is disappointed that Federer will not be playing.

Rafael Nadal fires warning to Roger Federer and Novak Djokovic Roger Federer Rafael Nadal Feliciano LopezGETTY Federer has the same obligation as the other players to play the Masters 1000 “I want Federer to play in Madrid again before he retires,” said Lopez.

“Federer has the same obligation as the other players to play the Masters 1000.