Basel, Switzerland :Novak Djokovic took Roger Federer's hometown title on Sunday, winning 6-4, 4-6, 6-2 in the Swiss Indoors final to claim his fourth title of the season.
The second-seeded Serb saved five break points in a game lasting 24 minutes to clinch the first set.
Federer, the three-time defending champion, fought back from a break down to win the second set and rouse his partisan fans.
Djokovic raced to a 4-0 lead in the decider, and closed out victory after Federer had wasted three break points in the sixth game.
Djokovic improved to 3-2 this year against Federer.