Acapulco event has been trying to bring in Roger Federer for several years now, but it won't happen as long as Dubai (that has a "lifetime" contract with the Swiss) and the Mexican event are played in the same week.
However, we may see the 19-time Grand Slam champion playing in Mexico within a year. A spokeman of the Mexican federation said "they are working for an exhibition" featuring the World No.
2 in 2018 December. They also revealed that Federer refused to play Acapulco or Los Cabos, that was introduced in the calendar in 2015, for ten times. Also last year there were rumours about it, but now chances seem to be bigger.
The venue has not been defined yet, but the exhibition would be played at "Plaza de Toros" in Mexico City or Pegaso Stadium in Acapulco. Federer usually asks more than 2 million dollars for exhibition matches. ALSO READ: Roger Federer most "googled" personality in Switzerland, while Mirka...