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Roger Federer's sheen of invincibility fades at Wimbledon as Rafael Nadal seizes chance to close Grand Slam gap

7 monthes ago   |   By National Post

Roger Federer has a way of making things look inevitable. When he lifts a title, he usually does it so serenely and artistically that you cannot imagine any other outcome.
And Federer has been lifting a lot of Slam titles lately. Three in the last six, to be precise. So it felt like a significant disturbance of the space-time continuum when he lost to Kevin Anderson in the Wimbledon quarter-finals on Wednesday.
Messages started arriving from friends and family members who have barely noticed the first eight days of this tournament. A couple of people might even have taken their eye off the...
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Wimbledon: Is Roger Federer's Quarterfinal Loss a Worrying Sign?

Wimbledon: Is Roger Federer's Quarterfinal Loss a Worrying Sign?

7 monthes ago   |   By Yahoo Sports

Roger Federer had match point in the third set of his quarterfinal matchup with Kevin Anderson, but the 36-year-old star could not close out the match and was eventually eliminated.
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