On Sunday, at the Miami Open, Roger Federer trounced defending champion John Isner in straight sets, in order to win his 101st career singles title. Federer’s win helped him to win his fourth Miami crown. He defeated Isner by 6-1 6-4.
Holder Isner grappled hard to give his best during the second set, restricted by pain in his left foot. In the second half, Isner tried to level the set 3-3 and 4-4; however, after that, he couldn’t give his best because of the pain. Federer stopped Isner three times in a gleaming opening set. It was Federer who was responsible for taking the final to gamer under his control and achieve victory.
The Swiss during a court interview stated that it was his dream start that helped to relax his nerves. He even stated that it was evident to him on how he wanted to play the match. He is very happy with the match that he has played.
Isner stated that he started to feel the pain on his foot during the first set of the match. He even lauded Federer as he played very well.
Federer claimed his 100th title last month with a victory over Greece’s Stefanos Tsitsipas in the Dubai Championship, calling it as “an utter dream come true.” Federer’s career achievement has been commendable. Since Roger’s first title as a 19-year-old, Federer has won at least one trophy in every season, in fact, at least four titles in 16 of the past 18 seasons, which includes a record 20 grand slam crowns.
He is just the second man, after American Jimmy Connors. Connors, claimed 109 titles, has more career singles titles than Federer.