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Federer backs squash for 2020 Games inclusion

February 16, 2013 10:15 IST

As arguably the greatest ever tennis player, Roger Federer is urging Olympic officials to back another racket sport by including squash in the programme for the 2020 Games.

The 17-times Grand Slam champion announced his intentions through a statement released by the ATP.

Martial arts karate and wushu, rollersports, wakeboarding, squash, sports climbing, wrestling and a joint bid by baseball and softball are the candidates for the one open spot for the 2020 Games.

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