Also, after the vacations, Federer announced that he will have four weeks of fitness training. Also, in December, 2012, Roger Federer will be on a South American Tour.
Thou, Federer's 2013 Tennis schedule is yet to be officially announced, but, its now almost sure that Federer will be skipping Qatar Open, Doha 2013 & his first Tournament in 2013 will be the Australian Open.
Here is the schedule of Roger Federer's exhibition matches in South America in December, 2012 :::
i. Gillette Federer Tour (December 6th, 2012 to December 9th, 2012). To know, the exact schedule and who will be participating in the Gillette Federer Tour, see this detailed post here
ii. Buenos Aires, Argentina ::
Copa Claro y Nokia
December 12th, 2012: Roger Federer vs Juan Martin Del potro
December 13th, 2012: Roger Federer vs Juan Martin Del potro
iii. BOGOTA, Columbia
Encuentro Bancolombia Federer Vs Tsonga
December 15th, 2012: Roger Federer vs Jo-Wilfried Tsonga
As per Blick.ch, Roger Federer will be getting a pay check of about 1.3 million CHF or about 1.38 million USD per match from the exhibition matches sponsors.