Roger Federer, the reigning champion of the United States, beat Stephanus Tsitsepas of Greece 6-4, 6-4 in the final of the Dubai International Tennis Tournament on Saturday.
Swiss striker Federer rebuked his defeat against Tetipas in the fourth round of the Australian Open in January.
Federer, who was crowned eighth in the world for the eighth time, became the second-ranked professional behind the American Jimmy Connors (109 titles), ending his career with 109 titles. The record-breaking record comes from the Czech Republic’s Martina Navratilova.
The 37-year-old was crowned the first in his professional career at the Milan City in 2001, with the world number seven now in the top 20.
After the competition, Sheikh Hasher bin Maktoum Al Maktoum, President of the Emirates Tennis Federation, and Colm McLoughlin, Executive Vice President of Dubai Duty Free, held the event and the event was organized by Mr. Salah Tahlak, Senior Vice President Corporate Communication at Dubai Duty Free, Dubai Tennis Championships, General of Tennis Federation Nasser Yousuf, and Vice President of Marketing Shaneid Al-Sibai, crowned the heroes.