Roger Federer has defeated Janko Tipsarevic of Serbia in a Group B match of the ATP World Tour Finals. Federer won the match in the straight sets by 6-3, 6-1. This was the first Round Robin match for Federer in the tournament. With this victory, Federer has now been placed at the no. 1 position in the Group B points table.
This was the sixth match between these two players and Federer has come out victorious on all the 6 occasions. Federer who has been given the second seed in this competition looked delighted with his performance in the match. In the post match interview, the Swiss superstar said, “I am quite satisfied with my performance today. I hit the ball quite decently. The conditions here suit me. Hopefully, I would carry on the good form in the next couple of matches and would qualify for the semis.”
On the other hand, Tipsarevic hailed Federer for his fantastic performance in the match. The Serbian player said, “I think Roger’s versatility was just too much for me. I haven’t had success against him in the previous matches. I was hoping to register victory against him in this match, but, he didn’t give me any chance.
The 31 years old Swiss superstar made a terrific start to the match. He gave Tipsarevic the first blow in the second game of the first set and won the first three games to get ahead by 3-0. He held his remaining serves easily and won the first set by 6-3.
In the second set, Federer was even more aggressive than the first one. The first couple of games went with the serve, but, after that, Federer just nailed it. He broke Tipsarevic’s service thrice and won the last five games consecutively to wrap up the match.
Federer will play his second match against David Ferrer of Spain.