Halle: Florian Mayer beats Roger Federer conqueror Alexander Zverev

Florian Mayer

Florian Mayer beat German compatriot Alexander Zverev 6-2 5-7 6-3 in the final of the Gerry Weber Open in Halle.

Zverev claimed a shock victory over Roger Federer in the semi-finals, becoming the first teenager to beat the Swiss since 2006.

The 19-year-old played aggressively in the opening stages but Mayer, 32, kept his composure to win the opening set.

Zverev fought back to take the second set but Mayer secured the final set to close out victory.

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