Saturday, 20 January 2018 11:05 GMT

Federer Wins 6th Dubai Championship Title

(MENAFN - Qatar News Agency) Roger Federer won a record sixth Dubai Championships - and 78th career title - by beating Tomas Berdych 3-6, 6-4, 6-3 in the final on Saturday.

Federer, who maintains a home in Dubai, delighted a packed stadium of fans who seemed biased for the Swiss in back-to-back wins over Novak Djokovic in the semifinals and Berdyc


Federer's win, his sixth here in the last 12 years, extends his record of winning at least one title a year to 14 consecutive year

This is Federer's first tournament victory since winning in Halle, his only title of 2013, last sprin

Federer improved his record over Berdych to 12-6 with the wi

The last time they played, however, Berdych beat Federer in the Dubai semifinals last year. The loss ended Berdych's longest winning streak of his career at 11 matche

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