October 24, 2017 -- Basel, Switzerland

Roger took to the court in front of his hometown and needed just 61 minutes today in his first round match against American Frances Tiafoe. He looked comfortable on the court and showed no weaknesses as he captured a 6-1, 6-3 win and won every one of his first serve points and broke four times during the match.

Next up will be Benoit Paire.

Roger has been in 12 Finals at Basel and is looking to win his 7th title of the season.