ATP Stuttgart: Roger Federer wins 98th career title, defeats Milos Raonic in final, No.1 ranking

Switzerland's Roger Federer celebrates winning the ATP Mercedes Cup tennis tournament in Stuttgart.

ROGER Federer has claimed his 98th ATP title, displaying his unrivalled superiority on grass with a 6-Four 7-6 (7-Three) victory over Milos Raonic in the Stuttgart Cup remaining.

The highest-seeded Swiss beat his Canadian opponent for the 11th time in 14 conferences whereas successful a primary Stuttgart title.

Federer, who might be chasing a ninth Wimbledon triumph subsequent month, lastly got here good on the German grass on his third try after shedding a semi-final in 2016 to Dominic Thiem and falling in the primary spherical right here a 12 months in the past to good good friend Tommy Haas.

“I’m just very happy how I played this week,” the 20-time Grand Slam champion stated. “I by no means felt unhealthy on the court docket, to be sincere.

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