Federer wins Halle Open tennis title

Federer cruises past defending champ Mayer into Halle semis

The Gerry Weber Open 2017 final between Roger Federer and Alexander Zverev is set to start at 1:00pm local time, 4:30pm IST and 12.00pm BST.

Federer, 35, who had a surprise first-round exit at Stuttgart, was in a superb form as he didn?t even lose a set in the entire tournament.

Federer saved the only break point he faced and converted four of his eight opportunities to clinch his 92nd title in just 53 minutes.

Zverev will also be a player to watch during Wimbledon.

The Swiss top seed, bidding for an historic ninth title at the grass venue whose stadium and ground are styled after Wimbledon, needed four match points over two games to advance to the final four on Friday, securing victory through a forehand victor after 66 minutes.

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Switzerland's Roger Federer celebrates after defeating Argentina's Juan Martin Del Portro during their quarter final match at the ninth and final ATP World Tour Masters 1000 indoor tennis tournament on November 1, 2013 at the Bercy Palais-Omnisport (POPB) in Paris.

"I'm on cloud nine right now after the ninth win here". While Zverev has improved by leaps and bounds, he still has the occasional drop in his game, and that's when veteran and elite players take advantage and find the opening to win the match. Federer is a seven-time victor at Wimbledon and must be considered a favorite at the major tournament.

It should be a close match but expect Federer to have just too much for Zverev, and to claim his 9th Gerry Weber title, but he may have to go to three sets to get the victory. "He could have been a little nicer to me", Zverev said.

Federer had a busy start to the year including the capture of his 18th Grand Slam at the Australian Open. I love playing finals, I like big matches, and I've missed it over the (preceding) months.

The 20-year-old Zverev had no answer to Federer's inch-perfect execution and was broken three times in a lightning-fast first set.

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