2012 Olympics | July 27 - August 12
Posted: Thursday July 26, 2012 3:18PM ; Updated: Thursday July 26, 2012 3:18PM

Federer: 2016 Games possible, depends on body

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LONDON (AP) Roger Federer is leaning toward competing in the 2016 Games if his body holds up.

Federer, who turns 31 on August 8, says his mind wants to compete again in Rio de Janeiro, but it will depend on his ability to stay healthy.

First up for the world No. 1 is the London Games, where he will try for his first gold medal in singles on a court he knows well.

The seven-time Wimbledon champion teamed with Stanislas Wawrinka to win doubles gold in 2008. His best finish in the singles competition was a fourth-place showing in Sydney in 2000.

But this year's Olympic tennis facility is the All England Club, where Federer won his 17th Grand Slam title a couple weeks ago.

Federer made his remarks about Rio on Thursday.

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