Full details as Roger Federer picks up another title.
He is 12 short of Jimmy Connors' all-time record.
FEDERER WINS ROTTERDAM OPEN
There's the 97th career title for the new world No 1.
A record-breaking week.
FEDERER 6-2 5-2 DIMITROV
Dimitrov holds his serve but it feels too little, too late. He's offered very little today, Dimitrov.
FEDERER 6-2 5-1 DIMITROV
Federer wins four points without reply - the last one is emphatic as the ball bounces off the net, and is smashed past Dimitrov at point-blank range.
FEDERER 6-2 4-1 DIMITROV
Stunning cross-court winner by Federer. Dimitrov saves one break point with a smash but can't save the second.
FEDERER 6-2 3-1 DIMITROV
A brilliant rally is spoiled by the umpire's call. Dimitrov then finds the net twice, and cedes another game to Federer.
FEDERER 6-2 2-1 DIMITROV
Sublime forehand winner by Federer, then he smashes a shot past Dimitrov.
A Dimitrov forehand winner is a welcome reminder of what he can do, and opens break point, which he converts.
FEDERER 6-2 2-0 DIMITROV
Dimitrov is moving gingerly and Federer is bypassing him at will. Federer is content to remain at his base-line and watches a Dimitrov return fly out of play.
FEDERER 6-2 1-0 DIMITROV
This is becoming extremely one-sided. Dimitrov saves break point with a lovely volley but then grimaces, as if he's in pain.
Federer nails a backhand winner then seals a sixth consecutive game.
FEDERER WINS FIRST SET
The 36-year-old holds serve for the loss of just one point. Very comfortable so far.
FEDERER 5-2 DIMITROV
Federer takes the first two points against the serve, then knocks a shot out of play. Federer sweeps a brilliant backhand down the line, and breaks again.
FEDERER 4-2 DIMITROV
Federer consolidates his break by holding this service game, highlighting by a high-pace rally that ended with Dimitrov guiding the ball wide.
FEDERER 3-2 DIMITROV
Federer breaks! A half-chance emerges when he goes 30-40 ahead and Dimitrov, somewhat weakly, sends a backhand into the net.
FEDERER 2-2 DIMITROV
Federer races through this service game, controlling it from his base-line. One whipped forehand can't be returned by Dimitrov, who doesn't win a point in this game.
FEDERER 1-2 DIMITROV
Dimitrov goes 40-0 up - Federer hasn't won a point on Dimitrov's serve yet.
Dimitrov double-faults but wraps up the game after.
FEDERER 1-1 DIMITROV
Federer's slice is already on show, and he holds serve from behind his own base-line when a Dimitrov backhand goes long.
FEDERER 0-1 DIMITROV
Dimitrov tempts Federer into the net twice, and guides the ball passed him on each occasion. A big forehand winner is a great way for Dimitrov to hold serve.
HERE WE GO!
Federer and Dimitrov ready to begin. Updates will appear here.
“He does play like the cliché - like he is broke - and yet he has got everything. He could stay at home tomorrow and it wouldn’t matter, it wouldn’t change his legacy."
Mark Petchey believes Federer's passion is his key asset.
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David Goffin withdrew from his semi-final after the ball struck him in the eye.
Roger Federer felt his victory over Andreas Seppi was his best performance of the Rotterdam Open so far and is excited to be in the final against Grigor Dimitrov.
Federer has won three Grand Slams in a calendar year on three separate occasions. He first did it in 2004 before he accomplished the feat in successive years (2006, 2007). Each time the French Open was the major title to elude his grasp.
The defence of his 2006 Australian Open, Wimbledon and US Open titles the following season was the first time a male player had done so.
The Swiss great claimed his maiden Grand Slam success at Wimbledon in 2003 and won a further four consecutive Championships to equal Bjorn Borg's haul at the All England Club.
Federer is now in a three-way tie with Novak Djokovic and Roy Emerson for men's singles titles at the Australian Open.
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Here's Federer in action against Andreas Seppi yesterday.
THE WORLD'S BEST
The 36-year-old Federer topped the ATP rankings this week, becoming the oldest player to do so. He can underline that landmark today with the Rotterdam title.
ROTTERDAM OPEN FINAL
Roger Federer bt Gigor Dimitrov 6-2 6-2
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