Home favourite gets the job done.
Derek Bilton looks ahead to this week's events.
Novak Djokovic put on a tennis clinic.
Lucas Pouille held off Milos Raonic to secure his place in the Australian Open semi-final.
Canadian going well, and so is Sam Querry.
Roger Federer kicked off his campaign for a 10th Gerry Weber Open title with a win over Aljaz Bedene.
Roger Federer returned to action after his three-month break with a hard-fought win at the MercedesCup.
Mischa Zverev saw off the challenge of Mikhail Youzhny to earn himself a clash against Roger Federer.
Rafael Nadal made light work of Richard Gasquet.
Spaniard Roberto Bautista Agut won his maiden ATP 500 title in Dubai by beating Lucas Pouille.