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

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


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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