World no.1 Swiss Roger Federer resurfaces after he was defeated by Andy Murray at Shanghai awhile ago and plays the indoor ATP (500) Basal in his native Switzerland.
Defending his title, Roger Federer will meet German Benjamin Becker, ranked 84 in the first round of the championship. Federer was initially scheduled to paly against French Jeremy Chardy, but the latter withdrew due to pain in the neck.
Federer has won five of the last six championships here at Basel and is meeting becker for the third time. In the earlier two encounters at Tokyo (2006) and Madrid (2010) Federer beat Becker both times.
Federer has lost only two of his last ten matches, while Becker has lost five. Becker last lost at Tiburon, USA when he withdrew against J Sock.
The match is scheduled for Monday, 22 October 2012 at 16:30 GMT
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