. It seems the "wounded and exhausted" Federer has recharged his batteries, and I double-checked with rogerfederer.com who have Shanghai as his next tournament. I don't know who writes the articles for Live Tennis Guide but English clearly isn't their first language!Roger Federer to begin training ahead of Shanghai Masters
17-time Grand Slam champion Roger Federer is going to begin training on hard courts, before heading into the 2012 Shanghai Masters next month at the Qizhong Forest Sports City Arena in Shanghai.
World No. 1 Roger Federer will return back to the Qizhong Forest Sports City Arena in Shanghai, where he has withdraws from the last year’s tournament with injury. Swiss Maestro said he is very excite to be back to Shanghai and hopes to give best performance to lift the title, before heading into the Paris Masters.
Full story - http://www.livetennisguide.com/2012/09/25/roger-federer-to-begin-training-ahead-of-shanghai-masters/
The LTG also had another article in which Federer says he's looking forward to touring South America in December, when he'll play exhibition matches.