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Roger Federer won Cincinnati Tennis Open

Aug 19, 2014 15:00 IST

World number three tennis player, Roger Federer of Switzerland on 17 August 2014 won Cincinnati Tennis Open, also called Western & Southern Open. He defeated David Ferrer of Spain 6-3, 1-6, 6-2 in the final played in Cincinnati, US. This was sixth Cincinnati title for 33-year-old Federer and was the first Masters title for Federer since 2012.

With this, he became the third oldest winner to win Cincinnati Open after Ken Rosewall (35 in 1970), Andre Agassi (34 in 2004). Besides, he also became the third player in the Open Era to reach the 80 titles landmark, joining Jimmy Connors (109) and Ivan Lendl (94).

Apart from this, Serena Williams of US won the women singles title of the Cincinnati Open. She defeated Ana Ivanovic of Serbia 6-4, 6-1. This was the first Cincinnati title for Serena Williams.

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