Nine-champion Roger Federer played steadily on Tuesday to begin the grass-court season at Halle's NOVENTI OPEN.
Switzerland, 37, lost to John Millman in the second round of the US Open in 2018, defeating Aussie 7-6 (1), 6-3 in the second round.
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Federer did not take a break until the game, and when he raised his forehand to give Federer a break, he saw only two at Millman's racket in the sixth set of the second set.
The top seed was 0/30 behind in the next game, but he avoided risk by winning 4 consecutive points. Federer is 17 years oldWork Halle starring and trying to secure his first two-place title in a single event.
Federer won nine tournaments in the Swiss indoor Basel. La Fael Nadal is the only person to achieve a double-digit title in a single event using 12 Roland Garros titles and eleven trophies in Monte-Carlo and Barcelona at Open Era.
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Federer met with Frenchman Joure-Wilfried Tsonga and beat Pedro 4-1, 4-4, 7-5 in the ATP Head2Head series. Federer leads his competition to Tsonga 11-6, but the French won the match in Monte-Carlo in 2016 and two matches in Canada in 2014. The two players gave Tsonga a five-set win in the 2011 Wimbledon quarter-finals.
Germany's Jan-Lennard Struff defeated Serbian Laslo Djere 6-4, 6-4 at home ATP 500 tournament (1-6). Struff, who is in 35th place in the ATP ranking, has improved to 22-14 this season and will next meet Russia's Karen Khachanov for the third time.
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France's Richard Gasquet scored 81 points on the grass court three times and beat Peter Gojowczyk of Germany 6-3, 6-4. Gasquet will then play the seventh seed Roberto Bautista Agut. The Spaniards do not face breakpoints and beat Taylor Fritz 7-6 (10), 6-0