Federer wins in 53 minutes to advance in Basel in 1,500th tour game

FILE PHOTO: Tennis - Shanghai Masters - Men's Singles - Quarterfinals - Qi Zhong Tennis Center, Shanghai, China - October 11, 2019. Roger Federer of Switzerland reacts during his match against Alexander Zverev of Germany. REUTERS/Aly Song

Reuters) – Swiss top seed Roger Federer celebrated his 1,500th ATP match with a commanding 6-2 6-1 win over Germany’s Peter Gojowczyk in the first round of the Swiss Indoors championship in Basel on Monday. Playing in his hometown, 20-times Grand Slam champion Federer barely broke sweat as he fired 12 aces and won 82% […]

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