The news comes from Swiss journalist Rene Stauffer, who "confirmed" that Roland Garros is nearly certainly going to be Federer's only clay court tournament this year.
It was speculated that Federer would include the Masters of Madrid and Rome in his calendar for 2020, but his agent, Tony Godsick, said that will not happen. "As his schedule states, he plans on playing just Roland Garros", Godsick said.
The 20-time Grand Slam champion will make his only appearance on clay this season at Roland Garros.
The 38-year-old Swiss reached the quarter finals of both tournaments last year before reaching the semi-final of Roland Garros where he was beaten by Rafael Nadal.
The Madrid Open starts on 3 May before the Italian Open commences a week later, with the all-important French Open starting on the 24 May.
On this means, will arrive rested to Roland Garros, the place he has only managed to prevail on one event (2009); The Miami Masters 1,000, which will be held from March 25 to April 5, will be the final contest to be performed earlier than going through the Paris occasion.
"I still believe that I am a Grand-Slam to win it", said Federer after his last month in the semi-finals of the Australian Open: lost to Novak Djokovic.
He will though play at the Dubai Duty Free tennis championships next week followed by the BNP Paribas Open in California next month.
While Federer has gone seven straight Grand Slams without adding to his collection, the Swiss said in Melbourne he still thinks he can win more.
Federer, but also often say, in the twilight of his career and, especially, to want to enjoy yourself and not have to worry about his ranking. They next meet the winners of the quarterfinal between Jan-Lennard Struff-Henri Kontinen and Jamie Murray-Neal Skupski.