Roger Federer warmed up for Wimbledon by winning a record ninth title at the Gerry Weber Open in Halle, Germany.
The 35-year-old Swiss, who is aiming for a record 8th Wimbledon crown and 19th Grand Slam title, beat Alexander Zverev 6-1, 6-3 in 53 minutes.
German Zverev, beat Federer in last year’s semi-final.
Federer, who dropped just nine points on his serve, has won 4 titles this year, a tally matched only by long-time rival Rafael Nadal.
Federer won the Australian Open in January – his first Grand Slam success in 5 years – he claimed the BNP Paribas Open at Indian Wells and won also the Miami Open.