Roger Federer is again the number one in the world. The 36-year-old Swiss was on the ATP tournament in the German Stuttgart (grass/656.015 euros) in the final to Spaniard Rafael Nadal from the top position in the ATP ranking of punches and is also able to do that.
Federer, the first seed in Stuttgart, defeated in the semi-finals of the Australian fourth seed Nick Kyrgios (ATP 24) in three sets with a 6-7 (2/7), 6-2 and 7-6 (7/5). The match lasted one hour and 54 minutes. Thanks to the final state of the Swiss for the first time since may 20, again at the top of the ATP rankings. Last month he was only a week the number 1 of the world.
In the final take Federer against the Canadian Milos Raonic (ATP 35), the seventh seed. Who defeated earlier in the day in his semi-final of the French second seed Lucas Pouille (ATP 17) in two sets with a 6-4 and 7-6 (7/3). It is the fourteenth encounter between Federer and Raonic. In the previous thirteen matches, drew the Swiss ten times at the longest end, Raonic has won three times.
Federer, who at the beginning of this year with the Australian Open early in the grand slam tournament won, there was also in 2016 and 2017 in Stuttgart. Yet his name is still not on the hall of fame. Last year he was in the second round off by the German, Tommy Haas, two years ago, the Austrian Dominic Thiem too strong in the semi-finals. For the Swiss, his is the first grastoernooi in preparation for Wimbledon, where he is defending champion and this year for the ninth time the race can tackle.