It marked the first time Federer had lost to a player ranked so high since 1999, was his first opening-round loss on grass in 15 years and starts his much-hyped grass-court season with a weird, listless performance.
Federer, building up for an assault on an eighth Wimbledon title, hadn't played since March and skipped the entire clay court season.
Federer will begin his Stuttgart Open campaign against the victor of Frenchman Pierre-Hugues Herbert and German veteran Tommy Haas.
A performance like this might indicate that Rodger Federer hasn't prepared for the grass season as he planned and there is no doubt that after this match his chances of winning Wimbledon will be much lesser.
This year's Australian Open champion Roger Federer is next in line to qualify for the event.
He squandered a matchpoint in the second set as 39-year-old Haas, in his farewell season, proved more consistent, eventually setting up a quarter-final clash against countryman Mischa Zverev.
"Federer grabbed an early break as his attacking topspin backhand, which had served him so well earlier this year, was again on display".
The pictures of the Swiss legend are from Stuttgart where he was warming up over the weekend for the Mercedes Cup, which begins on Monday.
Roger Federer's personality changed a lot over the decades. I want to be a champ on the match courts. I'm going to be playing just a regular schedule for the second part of the season.
Federer, who prior to this match had lost only once in 2017, squandered match point as he went on to lose 2-6 7-6 (10-8) 6-4 in the second round to the former world No.2.
Today within a 15-minute period I can really assess and analyze why I've lost: was the opponent or me, the circumstances, was my game plan, and it's better this way. "For me it's about getting back to winning ways, where I left off in Miami".
As it stands right now, Nadal is poised to finish in the world No. 1 position. Stay tuned to see how Federer fares throughout the rest of the 2017 ATP World Tour.
"We have known each other for a very long time", said Haas, who plans to retire at the end of the season.
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