Roger Federer beats hobbled John Isner at Miami Open for 101st career title

  • Swiss now eight behind Jimmy Connors on career singles list
  • American hampered by foot injury in second set

Roger Federer became tennis’s first repeat champion of 2019 when he won his 101st career singles title on Sunday by beating defending champion John Isner in the Miami Open final, 6-1, 6-4. “It’s unbelievable. I played here in 1999 for the first time and here I am in 2019. It means a lot to me,” said Federer after sealing the victory.

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Source: theguardian