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Federer managed to win thanks to grass

July 10 2006
08:44

Swiss tennis player Roger Federer for the fourth consecutive time winner at Wimbledon. The final battle with Spaniard Rafael Nadal lasted nearly three hours.

As an expert on grass courts, Federer dominated the course of the match and, eventually, beat an opponent 6:0, 7:6 (7:5), 6:7 (2:7), 6:3.

In an interview after the ceremony, the winner said: "I wanted to play against Rafael in the final. For him it was a magnificent tournament. "

When asked if he wanted to overtake Pete Sampras, who won Wimbledon seven times, Federer replied: "I and the four that did not dream, but I can promise that next year will come necessarily," said channel "Sport".

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