February 25, 2019 -- Dubai, UAE

In his first tournament back since the Australian Open, Roger took to the court in winning style against Philipp Kohlschreiber.

The German veteran provided a competitive first round pushing the Swiss star to three sets. Having never lost to him before, Roger won the match 6-4, 3-6, 6-1.

In Dubai, Roger will be looking to capture his 100th ATP singles title and his 8th title in Dubai. 

Roger will face another veteran in the next round, Fernando Verdasco.

Learn more about Roger's history in Dubai by checking out this video: