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Federer defeated Millman in the first match of the season

Federer defeated Millman in the first match of the season

"Federer Express" won 7-6, 6-3 at the first round of the ATP Noventi Open in Halle, Germany on June 18th.

The match saw two players holding the game very firmly. John Millman faced two break-points in the entire match, while Roger Federer was once threatened with handover games.

In the first set, no one has a chance to win the game to save the ball. Roger Federer won 91% of the ball, while Millman saved the ball with a solid finish. The Australian won 71% of the second ball, pulling the set to the tie-break series. There, Roger Federer had three mini-breaks to prevail over 7-1, thereby winning 7-6 in a set.

John Millman showed signs of dismay at the beginning of the second set. The world number 57 player beat more often and often lost the early points in the game. By the sixth game, John Millman faced two risks of losing his game. He saved a break-point, but hit the ball out in the next ball phase. Thus Roger Federer won the game to save the ball and master the two set.

Federer defeated Millman in the first match of the season

At last year's US Open, Federer lost to Millman, winning this year to help him reclaim this debt

John Millman had a unique chance to win the game delivered by Roger Federer, but missed after failing to return an opponent's serve. Federer then scored two more points to win the final 7-6, 6-3 after 77 minutes.

Winning the Swiss tennis player to pay the debt lost to John Millman after four sets at the US Open last year. In the next round, the world number three player meets Jo-Wilfried Tsonga. The French player won the only encounter with Roger Federer on the pitch at Wimbledon 2012.

The ATP Noventi Open, formerly Gerry Weber Open, is a prestigious 500 ATP tournament in Halle Open, Germany. Federer is heading to the 10th title here after 17 times of attendance. This season, "FedExpress" has been crowned twice, at hard court tournaments in Dubai and Miami.