Federer wins title in Germany
Roger Federer defeated Italy’s Andreas Seppi, 7- 6 ( 1), 6- 4, on Sunday to claim a record eighth Gerry Weber Open title in his 10th final at the event in Halle, Germany.
The 17- time Grand Slam champion won his 15th title in 20 finals on grass and his 86th career title in 130 finals overall.
Seppi was in the f inal after Kei Nishikori withdrew from their semifinal with a calf injury — and Gael Monfils pulled out of the quarterfinal with a knee problem — but the Italian showed no apparent lack of match fitness.
Andy Murray claimed his 34th career title with a 6- 3, 6- 4 victory over unseeded South African Kevin Anderson in the f inal of the grass- court Queen’s Club tournament in London.
Earlier Sunday, Murray completed a 6- 3, 7- 6 ( 4) semifinal win over Serbia’s Viktor Troicki after rain stopped play Saturday.
Angelique Kerber beat sixth- seeded Karolina Pliskova, 6- 7 ( 5), 6- 3, 7- 6 ( 4), in Birmingham, England, in the final of the Aegon Classic to clinch her first grass- court title.