2015 Swiss Indoors Basel Title of Tennis won by Roger Federer [ Current Affairs ]

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Roger Federer of Switzerland has won 2015 Swiss Indoors Basel Title of Tennis in men’s single category played at Basel. In finals, he overcome his old foe Rafael Nadal of Spain by 6 - 3, 5 - 7, 6 - 3 score.

  • Federer terminated his three - and - a-half year drought against Nadal.
  • It was Federer’s seventh Basel trophy.
  • It was his overall 88th title of his career at the tour - level.

About Roger Federer:

  • Roger Federer is a Swiss professional tennis player who was born on 8 August 1981.
  • He is the greatest tennis players of all the time.
  • On 2 February 2004, he was ranked first whereas currently he is on second positon.
  • He is one of the highest earning athletes in the world.

Records:

  • holding the world No. 1 position for 302 weeks (including 237 consecutive weeks)
  • winning 17 Grand Slam singles titles
  • Reaching each Grand Slam final at least five times (an all - time record).
  • Reaching the Wimbledon final ten times.

About Swiss indoors:

  • Swiss Indoors is a professional men’s tennis tournament played on indoor hard courts.
  • Presently, it is portion of the World Tour 500 Series of the ATP Tour.
  • Since 1995, the tournament is held yearly at the Jakobshalle stadium in Basel, Switzerland.
  • The tournament has been sponsored previously by Ebel and Davidoff.

- Published on: November 3, 2015