ss_blog_claim=b2296f46d1ce10727bda3560890ffb28 My Lovely life with beautiful things I've crossed: Fedrer makes it five in a row

Monday, September 8, 2008

Fedrer makes it five in a row

Roger Federer beats Andy Murray in straight sets to become the first man in 84 years to win the U.S. Open five times consequently.Fedrer beat Britain's Murray 6-2, 7-5, 6-2 at the National Tennis Center in New York today. Federer took the first set in 27 minutes, winning the final four games and breaking Murray's serve twice. Federer also broke Murray in the second game of the second set to open a 2-0 lead.In the third set, Federer dropped only three points in racing out to a 5-0 lead. He lost the next two games before clinching his fifth straight title on his serve when Murray returned an overhead smash before putting a second attempt into the net. Federer receives $1.5 million for the victory and is the first man to win the U.S. Open five straight times since Bill Tilden in 1924.

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