Huge victory. The swiss Roger Federer (8th) defeated Dominik Koepfer (59th) by 7-6 (5), 6-7 (3), 7-6 (4) and 7-5 in order to move along to the Round of 16 at Roland Garros. In the next round the Italian is waiting for you Matteo Berrettini (9th), which he has already beaten twice. Here, we review the best moments of an exciting crash:
In a first set that started with Your Majesty Playing high-flying tennis, the Basel-born set the pace for the match and landed an impressive smash with his backhand to earn a huge point from No. 59 in the rankings.
The German put in a fantastic winner and the Swiss was heard saying a few words after the point.
The German did not shrink from the winner of 20 Grand Slam and scored a fantastic winner to leave his rival standing and take a hoot.
On the closing of the first set, Federer made the impossible possible, as we are used to, and left a point for everyone to remember.
Already in the second round, after returning from the break when the game was 2-1, there was a very particular moment (and no less curious), when the judge spoke with the players and indicated that the Covid protocol had been activated later that the towels of both tennis players were mixed.
In the third set, the Swiss raised his level again, he was observed with a better face and left a sample of his entire hierarchy with an anthology drop shot.
The Swiss beat Koepfer 7-6 (5), 6-7 (3) in a marathon match.
In the fourth and decisive set, the winner of Roland Garros in 2009 liquidated the shares and sealed his pass to the next round where he will face the Italian Berrettini.