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

6 days 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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