The legendary Swiss tennis player Roger Federer for the ninth time in his career won the home tournament in Basel and close to the anniversary title.
On the way to the final Federer was not easy – the leader of sowing consistently beat Kreinovich Philip(6:2, 4:6, 6:4), Jan-Lennard of Struff (6:3, 7:5), Gilles Simon (7:6, 4:6, 6:4) and Daniel Medvedev (6:1, 6:4).
For the title on home hard courts Federer competed with a sensational Romanian Mariusz Coelom, which in Basel managed to beat Alexander Zverev and Marin Cilic.
Hoarding was not a random guest in the final and gave Federer a desperate resistance. In the first set, the Swiss had to recoup from the account 1:3. In the second game, the situation repeated itself – Saved again quickly made the break and led 4:1, but to swing the deciding set, he failed. Federer won five games in a row and became the 9-fold champion of Basel (7:6, 6:4).
“To return to his hometown and back here to win. Who knows, maybe for the last time. It means a lot to me and very thrilling. Fortunately, this week I made good use of their chances, especially at the reception, and I think that is what led me to victory” – quoted Federer official website of the Asia-Pacific region.
Roger Federer in Basel scored the 99th title in his career. Jubilee victory at the professional level, the Swiss can draw at the end of the season at the Masters in Paris or at the Final tournament in London.
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