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Wednesday, January 19, 2011

Federer: I'm Feeling Lucky!

Roger Federer escaped serious obstacle in the second round Australian Open 2011, Wednesday (01/19/2011). Against French player Gilles Simon, second-seeded Swiss was forced to play five sets before winning 6-2, 6-3, 4-6, 4-6, 6-3.

Winning 16 grand slam titles is admitted, he was lucky to get through hadangan Simon. Because the record meeting with the 26-year-old player was bad because of two previous meetings, he always loses. 

"Today I was lucky to get away," said Federer, who is eyeing fifth title at the Australian Open as well as adding a record of success in the grand slam to 17. 

"He's a great player. Fighting against it is never easy and they always keep their distance. Hopefully I will not fight it anymore!" Federer said, smiling. 

Indeed, in two meetings in 2008, Federer always lose. Simon, including one of three players who are still active in addition to Rafael Nadal and Andy Murray, who has a better attendance record if he met former world number one player. 

Federer started the match lasted 3 hours 21 minutes is very convincing as a direct superior in the first two sets. However, Simon can stem the rate of the player with the nickname "Federer Express" (FedEx) is to snatch the next two games to equalize the score finished 2-2 to proceed with the fifth set. 

Luckily, serenity and mental make-owned champion Federer managed to get out of pressure so they can achieve victory. If not, this was Federer's worst result in a most prestigious tournament for eight years, and the worst failures in the Australian Open.

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