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Halle Tennis Open 2016: Results

Roger Federer is the top seed at the grass court tournament in Germany, which is also known as the Gerry Webber Open.

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Playing on grass ahead of Wimbledon, Federer lost out in Stuttgart to Dominic Thiem

The Halle Open, also known as the Gerry Webber Open, is an ATP500 event currently underway in Halle, Germany. World No. 3 Roger Federer is the top seed at the grass court tournament. It is known to be the Swiss Maestro’s favoured surface – he has won seven of his seventeen Grand Slam titles at Wimbledon.

Despite this, however, the Swiss was involved in a shock loss to Dominic Thiem at the semi-finals of the Mercedes Cup, where Thiem would go on to defeat Philipp Kohlschreiber of Germany in the finals to win his first ever grass court title.

Results from Halle:

Semi finals

Alexander Zverev bt Roger Federer 7-6, 5-7, 6-3

Florian Mayer bt Dominic Thiem 6-3, 6-4

Quarter finals

Roger Federer bt David Goffin 6-1, 7-6

Alexander Zverev bt Marcos Baghdatis 7-6, 6-3

Dominic Thiem bt Philipp Kohlschreiber Walkover

Florian Mayer bt Andreas Seppi 7-6, 6-3

Round 2

Roger Federer bt Malek Jaziri 6-3, 7-5

Philipp Kohlschreiber bt Ivo Karlovic 6-7,6-4, 7-5

Dominic Thiem bt Teymuraz Gabashvili 6-4, 6-1

David Goffin bt Sergiy Stakhovsky 4-6, 7-5, 2-0 (ret)

Round 1

Men’s Singles

Kei Nishikori bt Lucas Pouille 6-7, 6-1, 6-4

Benjamin Becker bt Ernests Gulbis 7-5, 6-3

Sergiy Stakhovsky bt Denis Kudla 7-5, 4-6, 6-3

David Goffin bt Borna Coric 7-6, 6-7, 6-4

Andreas Seppi bt David Ferrer 6-3, 6-4

Roger Federer bt Jan-Lennard Struff 6-4, 7-6

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