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Roger Federer Wins the Gerry Weber Open, Halle

Roger Federer picked up his 78th career title winning the Gerry Weber Open at Halle for the sixth time.

The 31-year-old Swiss defeated Russia’s Mikhail Youzhny in a tight three-set encounter, 6-7, 6-3, 6-4.  Youzhny had not beaten Federer in 14 previous attempts, but started brightly by winning the first set tiebreak.

Federer responded by taking the second and third sets to seal his first title of the year.

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