BORNA CORIC admits he was 'lucky' to beat Roger Federer at the Halle Open on Sunday.
The Croatian youngster stunned nine-time champion Federer 7-6 6-3 6-2 to secure his first title on grass and only the second tour-level title of his career.
Roger Federer beat Matthew Ebden to win his 19th successive match on grass and reach the Halle Open semi-finals.
The Swiss, who is aiming for a 10th title in Germany, beat Australian world number 60 Ebden 7-6 (7-2) 7-5.
ROGER FEDERER dropped his first set to Benoit Paire and was forced to save two match points but beat the Frenchman to reach the Halle Open quarter-finals.
In their previous five meetings, Federer won every match and didn’t drop a set.