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Tennis

Del Potro ends losing streak in style
AFP
Basel, Switzerland, October 28, 2012
First Published: 21:59 IST(28/10/2012)
Last Updated: 22:01 IST(28/10/2012)

Argentinian Juan Martin del Potro ended a losing streak of six matches this season to world number one Roger Federer in beating him in the final of the ATP tournament in Basel, Switzerland on Sunday 6-4, 6-7 (5/7), 7-6 (7/3).

Del Potro, the 2009 US Open winner, won his second successive title, after winning the Vienna Open last Sunday, and deprived Federer of a sixth title in eight appearances in Basel, Switzerland.

Del Potro's best previous showing here was a semi-final appearance in 2008.


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