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9:35PM

Newsday (N.Y.): Roger Federer rallies from two sets down to win at Wimbledon

By Art Spander
Special to Newsday

WIMBLEDON, England -- The great ones manage to find a way, which in part is the reason they are great. Roger Federer seemed destined to follow Rafael Nadal out of Wimbledon in this unpredictable first week but instead remains a factor and one of the favorites.

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Copyright © 2012 Newsday. All rights reserved.

9:55AM

RealClearSports: Federer at 30: 'I Can Still Crush Anybody'

By Art Spander
For RealClearSports.com

INDIAN WELLS, Calif. — The warrior is old, comparatively, a man of 30 in a sport of 20-year-olds, knowing the way it was, believing in the way it could be.

"It is always in my mind still,'' said Roger Federer, "that I can still crush anybody."

Which he can, if not when it matters most, in the biggest events...

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© RealClearSports 2012

9:50PM

RealClearSports: The (Too) Long Nights at the Open

By Art Spander
For RealClearSports.com


NEW YORK – “In a real dark night of the soul, it’s always 3 o’clock in the morning.” That’s from F. Scott Fitzgerald, and it came to mind during a changeover and between yawns as Roger Federer battled Juan Monaco.



New York is the city that never sleeps. Nobody wrote it’s the city where it never rains, because Tuesday the U.S. Open Tennis Championships were washed out and there was no play. Well, there was, for 1 hour, 12 minutes.

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© RealClearSports 2011
9:46PM

RealClearSports: Tsonga Ready for His Biggest Moment

By Art Spander
For RealClearSports.com


WIMBLEDON, England -- A door closes, and another opens. Change is the constant in sport, indeed in life. The familiar merges with the unknown, forcing us to consider the future even as we wistfully think about the past.

Tennis has changed. Wimbledon has changed. Roger Federer exits for a second straight year after a quarterfinal, and we wonder once more whether his time has passed.

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© RealClearSports 2011
3:56PM

Yahoo! Sports: Federer in denial after his shocking collapse

By Art Spander
The Sports Xchange


WIMBLEDON, England — It wasn't as much what happened, Roger Federer losing at Wimbledon, but the way it happened — Roger Federer for the first time in his career defeated after he had taken the first two sets of a match in a Grand Slam tournament.

Unprecedented. Never before in 178 Slams. Or as the delightfully disbelieving young man who stunned Federer, indeed stunned all of tennis, Jo-Wilfried Tsonga, would sigh, "Unbelievable."

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