Federer confirms he will play in Stuttgart, Halle

The 17-time Grand Slam winner will play in Stuttgart from June 6-12, which is celebrating it's 100th anniversary, before playing his next grasscourt tournament in Germany at Halle the week after as he returns from a back injury

Federer will be bidding for his ninth win in Halle in his warm-up for Wimbledon.   -  Gettty Images

Swiss superstar Roger Federer will play at next week's ATP tournament in Stuttgart, then Halle the week after as he returns from a back injury, it was confirmed on Thursday.

The 17-time Grand Slam winner will play in Stuttgart from June 6-12, which is celebrating it's 100th anniversary, before playing his next grasscourt tournament in Germany at Halle the week after.

The 34-year-old will be bidding for his ninth win in Halle in his warm-up for Wimbledon, which he has already won seven times.

The Swiss dropped out of the French Open at Roland Garros, which concludes this weekend, with a back injury.

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