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8:14AM

Bleacher Report: US Open 2014: Roger Federer Defies Age, Shows Champion's Grit in 5-Set Thriller

By Art Spander
Featured Columnist

NEW YORK — He was down two sets to none, and even Roger Federer thought the end might be near, that he could be knocked out of the U.S. Open, that his chances for that one last Grand Slam had vanished.

Not that he would ever show it on the court.

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Copyright © 2014 Bleacher Report, Inc.

6:35PM

Newsday (N.Y.): Novak Djokovic beats Roger Federer in Wimbledon men's final

By Art Spander
Special to Newsday

It wasn't Novak Djokovic's first hurrah, his victory Sunday in the Wimbledon men's final, but it might have been Roger Federer's last.

A month from his 33rd birthday, Federer was out to get his eighth All-England title. Djokovic had that in mind and also hoped to rid himself of the doubts about his play in championship matches.

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6:33PM

Bleacher Report: Epic Novak Djokovic-Roger Federer Wimbledon Final Delivers Unforgettable Drama

By Art Spander
Featured Columnist

LONDON — Roger Federer thought it was going to be enough. Except it wasn't — for him.

For tennis, for those who love any sport for the beauty and tension of competition, for those who love athletic brilliance, it was more than enough.

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Copyright © 2014 Bleacher Report, Inc.

12:41PM

Bleacher Report: Djokovic vs. Federer Wimbledon Final Highlighting the Big 4's True Greatness

By Art Spander
Featured Columnist

LONDON — The French had their era and their group. “Les Quatre Mousquetaires” (The Four Musketeers) were tennis champions in the late 1920s and ‘30s. The most famous was Rene LaCoste, nicknamed “The Crocodile,” a logo that went on his clothing line.

Australia took over in the 1950s and ’60s with Frank Sedgman, John Newcombe, Ken Rosewall, Roy Emerson, Lew Hoad and the man who may have been the finest ever, Rod Laver. That’s four plus two, but a justifiable exception.

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Copyright © 2014 Bleacher Report, Inc.

10:58PM

Newsday (N.Y.): Roger Federer will face Novak Djokovic in Wimbledon final

By Art Spander
Special to Newsday

WIMBLEDON, England — Old guys rule. In tennis, of course, that means men in their late 20s, like Novak Djokovic, or early 30s, like Roger Federer.

The talk the last few days at Wimbledon was of the new generation, of the kids taking over. It won't happen this year.

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