Roger Federer got off to a slow start before charging back for a 3-6, 6-3, 6-4 victory.
Basel, Switzerland (SportsNetwork.com) -
Hometown hero Roger Federer, fourth seed Milos Raonic and Bulgarian star Grigor Dimitrov were a trio of second-round winners Thursday at the $1.87 Swiss Indoors Basel tennis tournament.
The top-seeded world No. 1 Federer got off to a slow start before charging back for a 3-6, 6-3, 6-4 victory over Uzbekistan's Denis Istomin.
The amazing Federer is a five-time champion and five-time runner-up in Basel, where he's appeared in the last eight finals. He lost to Argentine star Juan Martin del Potro in the last two championship matches.