Former world No 1 Federer was ousted by Frenchman Gael Monfils at the third round at the ongoing Shanghai Masters on Thursday.
Wuhan, capital city of Hubei province, will play host to the Asian leg of the Women's Tennis Association Premier 5 tour in September 2014.
Top tennis players from across the Asia-Pacific region, including several Chinese hopefuls, will compete in November for a valuable wildcard place in the Australian Open in 2014.
Top seed Juan Martin del Potro beat Milos Raonic 7-6 (7-5) 7-5 to win the Japan Open on Sunday and secured his third title win this season at the Ariake Tennis Forest Park in Tokyo.
World number one Serena Williams looked to be at about the peak of her game as the 32-year-old needed just one hour and 28 minutes to send eighth seed Jelena Jankovic crashing for her second China Open crown on Sunday.
Djokovic won his fourth China Open title in five years on Sunday, prevailing 6-3 6-4 in the final against Rafael Nadal.
Rome wasn't built overnight, and neither is Serena Williams' supremacy in women's tennis, said the 17-time Grand Slam champion's coach.
Patrick Mouratoglou, coach of female world No 1 Serena Williams and founder of the Mouratoglou Tennis Academy in Paris, said he would love to lend a hand to China's tennis boom.
Rafael Nadal will supplant Novak Djokovic atop the rankings after advancing to the final of the China Open on Saturday when Tomas Berdych of the Czech Republic retired with a back injury.
Rolex Rankings No. 9 Feng Shanshan shot her second-consecutive round of 64 here on Saturday and leads No. 3 Stacy Lewis by one shot after the third round of the inaugural Reignwood LPGA Classic.
The WTA on Friday announced the other three qualified pairs for the WTA Championship, including China's Peng Shuai/Chinese Taipei's Hsieh Su-Wei.
In a battle between the China Open's first two champions, world number one Serena Williams edged Russian Maria Kirilenko in a close two-setter for her 70th win of the season and also a place in the quarterfinals on Thursday.