Federer wins eighth Halle title; Murray claims fourth Queen’s Club crown

published: Jun, 21, 2015

by: Nima Naderi

Gerry Weber Open—Halle, Germany

Roger Federer prepared for Wimbledon in the best way possible on Sunday in Halle, Germany, capturing his eighth career title over Andreas Seppi 7-6(1), 6-4. Striking 14 aces and winning 81 percent of his first serve points, Federer improved to 12-1 against Seppi in lifetime meetings. Taking home his 86th career ATP World Tour title, Federer will head into Wimbledon as the No. 2 seed.

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Queen’s Club—London, England

No. 1 seed Andy Murray claimed his fourth title the ATP World Tour event in Queen’s Club on Sunday, winning a comfortable encounter against Kevin Anderson 6-3, 6-4. Never looking in danger during the straight set affair, Murray also captured his third title of 2015 and 34th overall. The Brit, who won Wimbledon in 2013, will head into The Championships as one of the favorites.

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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