Switzerland tennis star Roger Federer has defeated Jarkko Nieminen in the second round of inaugural TEB BNP Paribas Istanbul Open tournament. Federer won the match in straight sets by 6-2, 7-5 to qualify in the quarterfinal of 2015 Istanbul Open.
This is the 15th occasion when Roger Federer has beaten Finland’s Jarkko Nieminen. Roger took 20 minutes to win the first set of match by 6-2. He dropped three points in the first set serve. After this left handed Finn star tried to return in the match and was leading the second set by 4-3 but Swiss star came back in the action and won the second set by 7-5.
Winning this match Federer registered his 200th win on clay surface. In the present generation he is the sixth player to do so.