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Roger Federer of Switzerland hits a ball into the back of a man dressed as the cartoon character Sponge Bob Square Pants during Kids Tennis Day at the Australian Open tennis tournament in Melbourne, January 12, 2013. REUTERS/Tim Wimborne

Roger Federer of Switzerland hits a ball into the back of a man dressed as the cartoon character Sponge Bob Square Pants during Kids Tennis Day at the Australian Open tennis tournament in Melbourne, January 12, 2013. REUTERS/Tim Wimborne

Roger Federer of Switzerland hits a ball into the back of a man dressed as the cartoon character Sponge Bob Square Pants during Kids Tennis Day at the Australian Open tennis tournament in Melbourne, January 12, 2013. REUTERS/Tim Wimborne
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Roger Federer of Switzerland shares a light moment with a ball girl during Kids Tennis Day at the Australian Open tennis tournament in Melbourne January 12, 2013. REUTERS/Toby Melville

Roger Federer of Switzerland shares a light moment with a ball girl during Kids Tennis Day at the Australian Open tennis tournament in Melbourne January 12, 2013. REUTERS/Toby Melville

Roger Federer of Switzerland shares a light moment with a ball girl during Kids Tennis Day at the Australian Open tennis tournament in Melbourne January 12, 2013. REUTERS/Toby Melville
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