Originally Posted by Steve0904
Not sure. I think he can play whatever he wants. He may have to play some 500's, but he'll probably do that anyway just for the appearance money, but I'm almost certain he doesn't have to play any 1000 tournaments.
Yup, he qualifies for all 3 exemptions, so he can skip any Masters he wants.
1.08 Reduction of ATP World Tour Masters 1000 Commitment
A. A player’s number of ATP World Tour Masters 1000 commitment tournaments shall be reduced by one (1) tournament for reaching each of the following milestones:
1) 600 matches (as of 1 January of the commitment year)
2) 12 years of service
3) 31 years of age (as of 1 January of the commitment year)
If all three (3) conditions are met then the player has a complete exemption from the ATP World Tour Masters 1000 player commitment.