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Roger Federer defeats Novak Djokovic for Dubai Championships title
Roger Federer defeats Novak Djokovic for Dubai Championships title

Defending champion Roger Federer won his seventh Dubai Championships title and second of the year in defeating top-ranked Novak Djokovic 6-3, 7-5 on Saturday. This marked the seventh consecutive year — 11th time in 13 years — that Federer or Djokovic won this title. The only other tournaments Federer won seven times are Wimbledon, and Halle, Germany, both on grass. “Ever since I won here the first time, I fell in love with the tournament,” Federer said. “The seventh is quite unbelievable. It sounds pretty crazy to me.” Federer, who has 84 career titles, won in Brisbane, Australia, in January. “He deserved it,” Djokovic said....

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