Roger Federer Wins Milestone 300th Masters Match

Roger Federer defeated Vasek Pospisil 7-6 (7/4), 5-7, 6-2 in just over two hours in Cincinnati Masters.

updated: August 14, 2014 09:22 IST
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Roger Federer hits a return during his match against Vasek Pospilil of Canada.


Cincinnati: Roger Federer became the first man to win 300 matches at the ATP Masters 1000 level, beating Vasek Pospisil 7-6 (7/4), 5-7, 6-2 on Wednesday in Cincinnati.

The victory in just over two hours put the 33-year-old world number three into the third round as he began his final tune-up tournament for the US Open.

The Swiss great, who had notched his 200th Masters match win against Lleyton Hewitt at Cincinnati five years ago, arrived at the tournament he has won five times off a runner-up finish to Jo-Wilfried Tsonga in Toronto.

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