“Living legend” Roger Federer (Switzerland) also created his own record when he won the 10th championship at the Halle Open (England) by winning against David Goffin (Belgium) in the finals.
Roger Federer came to the tournament at Halle to pursue his 10th league title, which is another “unprecedented” record in history. However, the only Swiss and Titan tennis legend to come to Gerry Weber Stadion will encounter a lot of resistance from the “Next Gen” here, such as Alexander Zverev, Borna Coric.
At his age of 37, Federer still proved to be strong on the pitch and the Halle Open was considered the Swiss favorite. In this final, Goffin could only make it difficult for Federer in the first game when he forced “speed boat” to enter the tie-break series. With his experience and bravery, Federer has won with the 7/2 sub-score.
Goffin can only make trouble for Federer in the first game
After this win, Federer completely overwhelmed the Belgian player in the second game and won with a 6/1 margin to win the championship. This is Federer’s 10th championship here. This victory will give Federer confidence when he is about to enter the Wimbledon tournament, where he has also won 8 titles.
Speaking after the victory, Federer said: “It is incredible. I never thought that I would win 10 titles here. This will help me become more confident when the Grand Slam on the pitch is about to begin.”
The third title of this year also helped Federer get his 102nd ATP title in his career and helped him gain more momentum to pursue the record of 109 titles of Jimmy Connors.
Finally, the living legend has successfully collected the 10 championships here, in 2003, 2004, 2005, 2006, 2008, 2013, 2014, 2015, and 2017. In addition, Federer also won the position. Runner-up positions in 2010, 2012, 2018, and 2019.