Del Potro beats Federer to end his losing streak in style

Updated: 28 October 2012 21:52 IST

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 here on Sunday 6-4, 6-7 (5/7), 7-6 (7/3).

Del Potro beats Federer to end his losing streak in style
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Basel, Switzerland:

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 here 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 here.

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

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