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No backhanded compliments for Federer from Edberg

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TORONTO - Roger Federer's backhand has been described as a thing of beauty and perhaps the most exquisite stroke the tennis world has seen, but his coach Stefan Edberg feels his was a little better.

Tennis-No backhanded compliments for Federer from Edberg

TORONTO - Roger Federer's backhand has been described as a thing of beauty and perhaps the most exquisite stroke the tennis world has seen, but his coach Stefan Edberg feels his was a little better.

Sports, 2010 U.S. Open 29 Jul 2014

Hewitt beats Karlovic to win 30th career title

- Ageing warrior Lleyton Hewitt claimed the 30th title of his career when he downed towering Croat Ivo Karlovic in the final of the Hall of Fame Championships in Newport on Sunday.

13 Jul 2014

Hewitt beats Karlovic to win 30th career title

- Lleyton Hewitt claimed the 30th title of his career when he downed giant Croat Ivo Karlovic in the final of the Hall of Fame Championships in Newport on Sunday.

13 Jul 2014

Becker gamble pays off for Djokovic

LONDON - When Novak Djokovic jumped on the super-coach bandwagon and hired Boris Becker, the appointment came straight out of left field and appeared to be a baffling one.

Sports, 2010 U.S. Open 07 Jul 2014

Dazzling Djokovic savours victory over Federer

LONDON - After almost four hours of mental torture, Novak Djokovic sank to his knees, crouched over the hallowed Wimbledon turf, plucked a blade of grass and put it in his mouth - never before had victory tasted so good.

Sports, 2010 U.S. Open 06 Jul 2014

Dazzling Djokovic savours victory over Federer

LONDON - After almost four hours of mental torture, Novak Djokovic sank to his knees, crouched over the hallowed Wimbledon turf, plucked a blade of grass and put it in his mouth - never before had victory tasted so good.

Sports, 2010 U.S. Open 06 Jul 2014

Federer sees benefits of the Edberg effect

LONDON - Roger Federer proved that an old dog can learn new tricks when he served and volleyed as his coach Stefan Edberg urged him to do during his Wimbledon campaign.

Sports, 2010 U.S. Open 06 Jul 2014

Surrogate son Federer loses, but Wimbledon's "Hill" is happy

LONDON - It was hard at first to spot Novak Djokovic fans on Wimbledon's fabled "Hill" where thousands gather to watch the tennis on a huge screen, but as the Serb marched towards victory over crowd favorite Roger Federer they started cheering louder.

Sports, 2010 U.S. Open 06 Jul 2014

Djokovic wins epic tussle with Federer to claim Wimbledon title

LONDON - Novak Djokovic claimed a second Wimbledon title after coming out on top in an extraordinary battle of wills against seven-times winner Roger Federer, eventually triumphing 6-7(7) 6-4 7-6(4) 5-7 6-4 in a gripping encounter on Sunday.

Sports, 2010 U.S. Open 06 Jul 2014
Roger Federer of Switzerland returns a shot to Radek Stepanek of Czech Republic during their match at the U.S. Open tennis tournament in Flushing Meadows in New York, in this August 31, 2008 file photo.  REUTERS/Jeff Haynes/Files

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