Gerry Weber Open: Federer beats Kohlschreiber 7-6 3-6 7-6
June 16 , 2015
Top seed Roger Federer survived a scare against Germany’s Philipp Kohlschreiber to beat him 7-6 3-6 7-6 and reach the second round of the Gerry Weber Open.
Fighting back after being down 5-3 in the third set, the 33-year-old Swiss needed two tie-breaks to prevail over his opponent in the grass-court tournament at Halle, Germany.
Federer, who has won seven titles at Halle, is looking to secure his eighth title this year.