Federer lifts eighth Halle Open title post defeating Seppi

Halle (Germany), June 21 (ANI): Top seed <strong class=’StrictlyAutoTagBold’>Roger Federer has bagged a record eighth Gerry Weber Open title after defeating his Italian opponent Andreas Seppi in straight sets in the summit clash at Halle on Sunday.

The world number two claimed a 7-6 (1), 6-4 win over Seppi in a contest that lasted one hour and 48 minutes.

Although Federer had to overcome a strong test from Seppi to clinch the first set, the Italian couldn’t keep up his intensity in the second set.

With the win, Federer has also increased his tally of overall titles on the grass-court to 15. (ANI)

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