LONDON (AP) One break of serve, and a mini-break, was all Roger Federer wanted to win his opening match on the season-ending ATP Finals on Sunday.
The 19-time Grand Slam champion broke Jack Sock within the first recreation of the 6-four, 7-6 (four) victory on the O2 Area. Each then held serve the remainder of the best way.
The 36-yr-previous Federer, who’s ranked No. 2 on the earth and gained the Australian Open and Wimbledon this season, is the oldest participant ever to qualify for the season-ending event, which began in 1970.
Within the late match, Alexander Zverev will face Marin Cilic.
Federer broke Sock, who was making his debut on the event, within the very first recreation, hitting a backhand winner to take the 1-zero lead.
That was the one break level for both participant within the first set. However Federer had a lot extra within the second set – 5, to be actual. He simply couldn’t convert them.
Within the tiebreaker, Federer went forward three-2 with a mini-break, however Sock received it again. After one other to make it 5-four, nevertheless, it was almost over. Federer gained the ultimate two factors on his serve to go to 1-zero within the spherical robin.
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