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Roger Federer casts aside Tommy Robredo in bid for eighth title

London Roger Federer was at his imperious best on Tuesday, rattling past familiar foe Tommy Robredo into the Wimbledon quarter-finals.

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White clothing rule too strict: Roger Federer

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Roger Federer says Wimbledon's tighter enforcement of its all-white clothing policy for players is too strict.

Roger Federer sets up Wimbledon final with Novak Djokovic

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Seven-time champion Roger Federer demolished Milos Raonic 6-4 6-4 6-4 to reach his ninth Wimbledon final on Friday where he will face old rival Novak Djokovic for the 35th time.

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Roger Federer to try for a record eighth Wimbledon title in Sunday's final against Novak Djokovic

Switzerland's Roger Federer eyes the ball as he returns to Canada's Milos Raonic during their men's singles semi-final match on day 11 of  the 2014 Wimbledon Championships at The All England Tennis Club in Wimbledon, southwest London, on July 4, 2014. AFP PHOTO / CARL COURT   - RESTRICTED TO EDITORIAL USE

Linda Pearce So much for the brave new world of men's tennis. Sunday's Wimbledon final will be Roger Federer versus Novak Djokovic, instalment No.35.

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Novak Djokovic's finest win in his greatest final, against Roger Federer at Wimbledon in five sets

Djokovic kisses the trophy.

Linda Pearce Never has Novak Djokovic played in a higher-quality grand slam decider, he believes, and never has he been more proud of a victory, given the number of opponents he felt the need to beat.

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Beaten in the Wimbledon final by Novak Djokovic, was this Roger Federer's last hurrah?

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Linda Pearce As Roger Federer walked across the footbridge from Wimbledon’s centre court to the players’ lawn in the hour after his finals defeat, he was flanked by his four-year-old identical twin...

Slow burn: Roger Federer takes swipe at Rafael Nadal

Swiss timing: Roger Federer says players must make a greater effort to speed up play.

Roger Federer took a thinly-disguised gibe at old rival -- and potential Wimbledon semi-final opponent -- Rafael Nadal on Thursday when he demanded play be speeded up at the Grand Slams.

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Roger Federer pulls out of Madrid tennis

Madrid Roger Federer has pulled out of the Madrid Masters this week as his wife is due to give birth to the couple's third child.

Roger Federer announces birth of second set of twins

Extended family: Roger Federer announced the birth of a second set of twins.

Roger Federer announced on Tuesday that has wife Mirka had given birth to the couple's second set of twins, this time boys named Leo and Lenny.

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Roger Federer: 'This is the best time of my life'

Simon Briggs At times, it feels as though Federer carries a magical force field that repels ordinariness. Even when it comes to the elemental business of carrying on his family line, the man is one in a million.

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Roger Federer ousted in second round of Italian Open

Fed dread: Roger Federer was ousted by French journeyman Jeremy Chardy

An improbable stab forehand cut short Roger Federer's French Open preparations, as 47th-ranked Jeremy Chardy sprinted across the court Wednesday to run him out of the Italian Open in the second round.

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Australian tennis star Nick Kyrgios holds his own with Roger Federer

Nick Kyrgios returns to the French Open next week after a great debut there last year.

Lee Gaskin An invaluable training week with the great Roger Federer - where he even took a set off the Swiss maestro - has rising Australian tennis star Nick Kyrgios buzzing ahead of the French Open.

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Roger Federer eases through opener in Paris

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Linda Pearce Swiss hands out a 6-2, 6-4, 6-2 defeat to Slovakian Lukas Lacko on the opening day.

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Roger Federer hails Nick Kyrgios after strong French Open showing

Nick Kyrgios in action during the first round of the French Open.

Nick Kyrgios has earned high praise from tennis legend Roger Federer after another encouraging grand slam showing at the French Open.

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Latvia's Ernests Gulbis sends Roger Federer crashing out of French Open

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Paris Roger Federer crashed to his earliest French Open defeat since 2004 on Sunday when he was bundled out in the last 16 by controversial Latvian Ernests Gulbis.

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Roger Federer, Novak Djokovic open with Miami wins

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After a year's absence, fifth seeded Roger Federer celebrated his return to the Miami hardcourts with a clinical 6-4 7-6(4) second round win over towering Ivo Karlovic on Friday.

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Stanislas Wawrinka fights back to beat Roger Federer in Monte Carlo final

Stanislas Wawrinka of Switzerland.

Stanislas Wawrinka signalled his French Open ambitions by taking out an all-Swiss Monte Carlo Masters final.

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Roger Federer in double-bounce controversy

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Darren Walton Roger Federer admitted he was unsure if he'd won a key point after a double-bounce in his stirring Australian Open quarter-final victory over Andy Murray.

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Roger Federer and Rafael Nadal prove opposites attract

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Oliver Brown Implausible as it might seem, Roger Federer and Rafael Nadal share precisely the same height and weight: 185 centimetres, and a rigorously controlled 85kg.