Federer, Nadal to play Latin American exhibitions
Ticker - Friday, September 30, 2011
Despite complaining about the length of the calendar, Rafael Nadal and Roger Federer will take part in exhibitions this December.
ESPN Deportes reports that Nadal and David Ferrer will play an exhibition in Mexico City on December 5, just days after the Davis Cup final between Spain and Argentina ends. The Davis Cup final will be played in Spain. Nadal is said to earn at least $1 million per exhibition.
The web site Fue Buena reports that Federer is planning a series of exhibitions in South America sometime after the ATP World Tour Finals in December 2012. There are already agreements in place in Colombia and Brazil, and Argentina and Chile are also options. Brazil News confirmed with Federer’s agent that two exhibitions will be held there. Federer will reportedly earn at least $2 million. His opponents are unknown.