The 31-year-old Serb, a five-time runner-up at the event, beat seven-time champion Federer 6-4 6-4.
Former world number one Novak Djokovic became the first player to win all nine Masters 1,000 tournaments with victory over Roger Federer in Cincinnati. That first Rookwood pottery trophy will be enough.
After reaching the final five times and losing every time - three to Federer - Djokovic jumped and punched the air in celebration of his breakthrough.
"Congratulations to Novak", Federer said, "not just for today for his entire career". 'He's the first to do it.
"Thanks for letting me win here once", Djokovic joked to Federer at the trophy presentation.
Djokovic leads their all-time series 24-22 and has done much better in the biggest matches.
Brilliant Bertens blasts past Halep for Cincinnati title A determined Kiki Bertens rallied past Czech Petra Kvitova 3-6 6-4 6-2 to move into the Cincinnati Masters final on Saturday. Halep will face unseeded Lesia Tsurenko in a quarterfinal match after rain delayed matches on Thursday.
Djokovic completed a long comeback from elbow problems by winning his fourth Wimbledon title last month, then set out to get his hard-court game in order for the U.S. Open. Djokovic played a great tennis from the beginning to the end, showing to be in a very good physical shape despite he had three tough three-sets matches against the Frenchman Adrian Mannarino, the Bulgarian Grigor Dimitrov, the Canadian Milos Raonic and the Croatian Marin Cilic.
'This seems to be a bit unreal, to be honest, to be back at this level, ' he said. However, Novak broke straightaway in the third game, and then again on 3-all, recovering from a 40-0 disadvantage on Federer's serve.
Djokovic took advantage for a 5-3 lead and closed out the set after 37 minutes.
In the second game of the second set on serve Djokovic was leading 40-15 and lost the following four points to get broken by Federer. Djokovic broke that streak to go up 4-3 in the opening set, prompting Federer to mutter angrily.
But it began to unravel as the Swiss double-faulted to yield a break point, dropping serve as Djokovic moved ahead 4-3.
Sebastien Bourdais raised concerns about the quality of the repairs and condition of the fence before he got back in the vehicle . Two other drivers, Pietro Fittipaldi and James Hinchcliffe , underwent X-rays at the infield care center following the crash.
He attended the hearing with his children. "Because of your poor choices, I no longer have a mother, my best friend". Relatives also said Santiago returned from military service with mental and emotional problems.
I think if we were to do our mission well, I think we have to think seriously about how we do more in China. This isn't the first time that Google's employees have raised an issue against the workings of the company.
A victory we deserved. "I will always try". "The second reaction is because I am in the movie I could ask for some royalties. When I can't do that, don't push me to the other side". "So don't ask me to do what you criticised me so much for.
In addition, they used the field measurements to evaluate how well their model simulated the natural field conditions. They measured the growth of these lakes and also recorded the amount of methane bubbling up top their surface.
The problem is widespread and considered by the Department of Health and Human Services a national public health emergency. Police had an active arrest warrant for Parker for allegedly selling the same drug around the green in February.
There were, however, several clashes both on and off the track and it never looked to be a viable partnership going forward. One of the biggest stumbling blocks was Red Bull, since Sainz was still an option for them.
The suspension rule was put in place to allow time for the new administration to repeal and re-propose a more workable definition. The rule redefined which wetlands and small waterways are covered by the Clean Water Act.
Cruise Passenger's Unexpected Detour: 10 Hours in Ocean
A British woman who fell off a cruise ship and was stranded in the sea for 10 hours has admitted she is "lucky to be alive" . A statement from the Norwegian Cruise Line said a guest fell overboard while the ship was on its way to Venice, Italy.
Nun's unbelievable first pitch before White Sox game
The White Sox could have used a little more help from Sister Mary Jo during the game, as they went on to lose 3-1 to the Royals. Not only did Sister Mary Jo fire a ideal strike, she brought class to the pitcher's mound and a little showmanship as well.
Canada Inflation Rate Nears Seven-Year High in July
The Canadian dollar rose after the latest inflation report was released, reflecting the increased chance of higher interest rates. The federal agency said the consumer price index for July was up 3% on a year-over-year basis, up from a 2.5% increase in June.
Worst flood in a century in Kerala
Roads and 134 bridges have been damaged, cutting off remote areas in the hilly districts of Kerala which are worst affected. About 357 people have lost their lives in what could be called the worst-ever flood in a century in Kerala.
The Huawei Mate 20 could be a very sexy phone!
This leak from Evan, shown above, is of the Mate 20 Lite variant which we saw earlier this week from Winfuture . This is cheaper than the price of the Mate 10 Lite that was launched in October past year at Euro 399.
Kevin Spacey's New Movie Grosses Just $126 on Opening Day
For reference, the top performing movie over the weekend was "Crazy Rich Asians", which took $25.2 million from 3,348 locations. Director Ridley Scott reshot all of Spacey's scenes in All the Money in the World , replacing him with Christopher Plummer .
A look back at the Priyanka Chopra-Nick Jonas love story
Priyanka had been making efforts to hide the sparkler, but in the photograph that she has shared, the rock takes the limelight. Nick recently arrived with his parents in Mumbai and since then there were rumours that he is here for their engagement.