Federer beats Dimitrov, wins Rotterdam title

The World No. 1 beat Grigor Dimitrov 6-2, 6-2 in the final to win his 97th career title.

Roger Federer beat Grigor Dimitrov to win the Rotterdam Open.   -  AFP

Just days after soaring to the pinnacle of world tennis rankings, ageless Roger Federer added a Rotterdam Open title to his silverware after beating Grigor Dimitrov 6-2, 6-2 in the final on Sunday.

It was a Federer masterclass all the way as the Swiss won nine out of 11 first serve points and broke Dimitrov twice to stamp his authority with a 6-2 scoreline in the first set.

The second set mirrored the first as Dimitrov was left with no chance to crawl back into the match.

It is Federer's 97th career title.

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