Roger Federer marked his return to the top of the world rankings by winning the Rotterdam Open on Sunday for his 97th title.He defeated Bulgarian Dimitrov 6-2 6-2 as he won his second title of the season and hence become the oldest ATP No.1 in history.
The previous record was held by Andre Agassi at the age of 33.”What a week it’s been. Absolutely amazing” , Federer said.
“The goal was to make the semis and I won the tournament so of course I’m incredibly excited and so, so happy.”
The flawless tennis player, the 20-times major winner, Federer carried the momentum forward in the second set to seal the match in 55 minutes for his 97th career title and third in Rotterdam.Federer said he did not get much sleep due to the excitement of his latest achievement and draining more energy by watching the PyeongChang Winter Olympics in the pre-dawn hours.The swiss has now set his eyes on another goal – 100 titles.After his six-month break, Federer returned to tennis in search of that one more evasive Slam title. He has, instead, once again established himself as the best player on the planet.
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