Roger Federer is ready in a week, the beginning of the end of the Australian Open in Melbourne. After the easy Victories against Cameron Norrie and Frances Tiafoe and success in two tie-break against Stefanos Tsitsipas Federer rose up against Alexander Zverev, the world number 4, once again.
From the start, the 37-year-old Basel played very aggressive and looked again and again the Offensive with success. He won on own serve the first 13 points, and served also in the episode is very strong. He had to be the winner of the ATP Finals, with not a single break ball.
it shone as a back-up racket Federer. Thanks to a strong Return Game when the score was 4:4, he decided the first set and with a wonderful passing of the ball with the backhand, he managed to start the second half, again with a Break. After 70 minutes, he recovered his second match ball at impact Zverev with a Volley at the net.
Bencic is resisting defeat
In the women's single Belinda Bencic (WTA 54) met on Angelique Kerber. The Ostschweizerin had to bow down to the number 2 in the world in two sets 4:6, 6:7 (6:8) that, however, proved a lot of fighting spirit. Twice the German served for the second set to win the Match, twice the 21 fought back-Year-old. Also in the Tiebreak was able to Bencic in the first two match points to fend off, before she drew the short straw. For Kerber, it was like for Federer, the fourth victory in the fourth singles this week.
Now, the Mixed doubles will decide about the tournament win. The game of live, SRF info to follow. The duel between Switzerland and Germany is the new edition of last year's Finals, the Switzerland-2:1, for has decided. (ddu/sda)
Created: 05.01.2019, 11:16 PM