Federer defeats Djokovic for seventh Cincinnati title

published: Aug, 23, 2015

by: Nima Naderi

Western & Southern Open—Cincinnati, Ohio

No. 2 seed Roger Federer poured in an impressive performance on Sunday in Cincinnati, Ohio, defeating top seed Novak Djokovic 7-6(1), 6-3. Not facing a break point throughout the straight set affair, Federer didn’t lose a set during the entire tournament and also claimed his 87th career title. Federer will move back to No. 2 in the world on Monday and will be seeded behind Djokovic at the US Open. Djokovic, who was attempting to win his first-ever title in Cincinnati and complete his Masters series collection, heads into New York with two losses in Masters 1000 finals. The Serb also dropped a three set contest to Andy Murray in Montreal last week.

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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