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Roger Federer won Cincinnati Masters Men’s Singles tennis title for record seventh time

Aug 24, 2015 12:03 IST

Roger Federer of Switzerland on 23 August 2015 won the Cincinnati Masters Men’s Singles title by defeating Novak Djokovic of Serbia. The final match was held at Cincinnati in Ohio State of the USA.

Federer defeated the reigning world champion 7-6 6-3 to win the title for record seventh time.

He won in all his appearances in the finals held in 2005, 2007, 2009, 2010, 2012, 2014 and 2015 out of which he defeated Djokovic in 2009 and 2012. For Djokovic, it is the fifth appearance in the finals and so far he did not win a single title.

The title is considered as one of nine elite Masters 1000 tournaments on the ATP World Tour and Federer won it most of the times till date.

With Serena Williams and Roger Federer of Switzerland winning, it was the first time both the men and women champions have successfully defended their titles since Bobby Riggs and Virginia Hollinger in 1937 and 1938.

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