Federer wins 7th Halle title over Falla; Dimitrov captures Queen’s Club crown over Lopez in epic fashion

published: Jun, 15, 2014

by: Nima Naderi

Gerry Weber Open , Halle, Germany

No. 2 seed Roger Federer won his 7th title in Halle, Germany of Sunday, defeating Colombian Alejandro Falla 7-6(2), 7-6(3). With each player breaking serve on two occasions, it was Federer who breezed through each tiebreaker to win the 79th title of his career. Leading the pair’s head-to-head 7-0, Federer won 83 percent of his first serve points, while hitting five aces. Federer will next play the Wimbledon Championships, which will be begin on June 23rd.

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Aegon Championships, London, Great Britain

Bulgarian upstart Grigor Dimitrov won his fourth career title at the Queen’s Club event on Sunday, fighting past Spaniard Feliciano Lopez 6-7(8), 7-6(1), 7-6(6). Hitting 27 aces throughout the encounter, Dimitrov saved a match point before his opponent clipped the net on a forehand to concede the match. Dimitrov has now won tournaments on hard-court, clay and grass thus far in 2014. The 23-year-old is currently ranked No. 13 in the world and will enter Wimbledon as a top five favorite.

Nima Naderi

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Founder and Creative Director of TennisConnected.com. He has over 25 years of coaching experience and is an award winning coach with the PTR. Nima has written articles for the ATPWorldTour.com, TennisCanada.com, TennisViewMagazine and Tennis Pro Magazine. He is also the co-host of the TennisConnected PodCast, the Operations Director for Premium Court and the Tournament Director for the Caribbean Cup Tennis Series.

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