In an interview, Luis Felipe Tavares, the Brasil Open Tournament Director, said he tried to bring Roger Federer back to the country but he failed to do it.
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Federer is playing several exhibition matches in South America this week but Brazil was not included. "We also spoke to some partners, but the cost and the economic commitment to sign deals to set the date in Brazil were impossible," said Tavares who was the organizer of the event held by Gillette back in 2012 when Federer played with Jo-Wilfried Tsonga