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Roger Federer won Brisbane International Tennis title

Jan 12, 2015 14:35 IST

17-time Grand Slam champion Roger Federer of Switzerland on 11 January 2015 won the Brisbane International Tennis title. He won the Brisbane title for the first time.
In the finals played at Brisbane in Australia, he defeated third seeded Milos Raonic of Canada 6-4, 6-7 (2), 6-4.

With this he became the third tennis player in open era to win 1000 ATP titles. The other two players are Jimmy Connors of the US (1253) and Ivan Lendl of the US (1071).
At the presentation, he was awarded the trophy by Roy Emerson of Australia and a special award for 1000 wins by Australian legend Rod Laver.

Roger Federer is a Swiss professional tennis player and he is currently ranked world No. 2 by the Association of Tennis Professionals (ATP).

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