October 26, 2019 -- Basel, Switzerland

Roger took to the court in front of a hometown crowd for his semifinal match against the always tricky, Stefanos Tsitsipas today. Despite not playing the previous match, Roger didn't skip a beat and looked comfortable and relaxed in this matchup.

Needing just two sets, Roger won 6-4, 6-4 to reserve his spot in the finals. The 20-time Grand Slam Winner will be going after his 10th Title in Basel and this is the 15th time he has reached the Finals.

He will take on Alex de Minaur in the finals.

October 25, 2019 -- Basel, Switzerland

Unfortunately, Roger did not take the court today as his opponent, Stan Wawrinka, had to retire due to an injury.

After an intense 2 and a half hour match against Frances Tiafoe, Stan said it flared up his back injury and took a toll on his body. Clearly disappointed, Stan said, "Not to be able to play this match in Switzerland is very sad. But I need to listen to my body at this point.”

Roger will now face either Tsitsipas or Krajinovic for a spot in the Finals.
October 23, 2019 -- Basel, Switzerland

Roger took the court in near perfect form today against Radu Albot. He lost just 3 games as he flawlessly hit targets and dominated the match winning 6-0, 6-3.

Roger will most likely face a more challenging opponent in the next round but still seems to be looking like the favorite at his hometown tournament!

“I’m extremely happy because I really struggled against him in Miami and he definitely got my attention there. I was basically a point away from losing,” Roger said. “It was important for me to show a reaction to that match and come out with a proper game plan. I think I learned a lot from that match."
October 21, 2019 -- Basel, Switzerland

Roger needed under an hour today to dominate his 1st round match at his hometown tournament, the Swiss Indoors Basel Tournament. He beat Peter Gojowczyk 6-2, 6-1 with a near flawless match which included 12 aces.

This match marks his 1,500 tour-level match and is looking to add his 102nd title to his record.
Roger was defeated by Alexander Zverev in the round of 16 at the Shanghai Masters in a close 3 set match. 6-3, 6-7 (7), 6-3. Despite holding the young German off for 5-match points, Zverev was able to take out the 38-year old 2-time Shanghai Masters Champion.