Roger Federer
6 5 6

Taylor Fritz
4 7 4



Hello everyone! @hannakin__ here bringing you Roger Federer vs Taylor Fritz at the Stuttgart Open.

Grass season is underway on the tour, this match sees Fed make his return after the back injury which kept him out of the French Open. He's up against the very promising young American, 18yo Taylor Fritz.

This is the pair's first meeting so no head-to-head for you today. We're underway with Fritz serving first.

Fritz is up 40-15 with a second serve ace, but double faults on the next point to bring us to 40-30.

Fritz holds the first game, to 30.

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Back to the game at hand now and Federer comfortably holds his game keep us on serve.

Fritz comes up to the net and firmly puts away an overhead for 40-15.

Fritz holds, both players looking pretty comfortable with their groundstrokes, Fritz already showing us his hard hitting capabilities and wins the first point of Federer's service game.

A lovely backhand down the line gets Federer to 40-15 and he wins the next point to keep us on serve. 2-2.