The grass court season will begin post the French Open this year, and fans are excited as ever to see the tennis ball bounce on grass after almost 48 months. The grass season was cancelled last year due to the COVID-19 pandmic.
Talking out the grass season without mentioning Roger Federer will be unfair. The Swiss maestro was ruled over grass for more than 17 years now. And in 2021 has confirmed his entry at the ATP 500 Halle event.
The ATP 500 event at Halle is probably the most prestigious grass court event after Wimbledon. The tournament began in 1993 has been one of the most coveted ever since.
In 2021, Roger Federer, World no.2 Daniil Medvedev and Karen Khachanov have confirmed their entries. The tournament will begin from 14th June 2021 and the final will be held on 20th June.
Roger Federer’s incredible record at Halle
Roger Federer has been almost invincible at Halle. In 2019, he made history, winning his 10th Halle trophy with a 7-6(2), 6-1 victory against David Goffin.
The 37-year-old is only the second man in the Open Era to win at least 10 titles at a single tournament, joining Rafael Nadal, who has accomplished the feat at three different events (13 at Roland Garros, 11 at Monte-Carlo and Barcelona).
Federer now owns 68 wins in Halle. The 2019 victory was his 13th final (10-3) at the ATP 500 tournament.
Relive- Roger Federer’s record 10th Halle title