Potro beats Federer in Swiss Indoors final

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Juan Martin del Potro took Roger Federer's Swiss Indoors title on Sunday, beating the hometown favorite 6-4, 6-7 (5), 7-6 (3) in the final.

Del Potro showed an impressive all-around game to help avenge a heart-breaking loss to Federer in the Olympics Games semi-finals in August.

Federer, who won his hometown event in five of the past six years, was seeking his 77th career title to tie John McEnroe at fourth on the Open Era list.

Del Potro ended a six-match losing streak against the top-ranked Swiss this year, which also included a tough, five-set defeat at the French Open.

The 24-year-old Argentinian won for the second straight week, after taking the Vienna title. His fourth title of the season is the 13th of his career.

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