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Australian Open: Roger Federer dismisses 'legal cheating' claims against Rafael Nadal in final
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Federer, who last won a Grand Slam in 2012 (Wimbledon), defeated Nadal 6-four, 3-6, 6-1, three-6, 6-3 in a contest that lasted for three hours and 38 minutes. Quickly after he clinched his 18th Grand Slam identify, Roger Federer disregarded Pat coins' criticism of his fifth-set scientific timeout all through his victory over old nemesis Rafael Nadal inside the Australian Open very last on Sunday night.
Coins, running for BBC's Radio 5 live, known as the lengthy spoil "felony cheating," lashing the 35-year-vintage for his technique.

"It's cheating and it's being allowed. it's prison cheating, however, it's nonetheless no longer right," the 1987 Wimbledon winner said.

The Swiss maestro, who rarely takes clinical timeouts, also took one inside the semi-very last healthy against Stanislas Wawrinka, but that become after his compatriot requested for one as properly.

"My leg has been hurting me because of the (2nd spherical) Rubin suit," he said. "I was capable of navigating thru the ache. For a few motive in opposition to Stan, I had it from the start on each side of the groyne. "I felt my quad halfway thru the second set already, and the groyne commenced to hurt halfway thru the third set.

"I simply informed myself, The regulations are there that you can use them. We should not be the usage of those policies or be abusing the machine. I assume I have led the manner for two decades.

"So I assume to be vital there's exaggerating. I'm the final man to name a clinical timeout. I don't know what he speaks about."
Federer, who last won a Grand Slam in 2012 (Wimbledon), defeated Nadal 6-4, 3-6, 6-1, 3-6, 6-3 in a contest that lasted for 3 hours and 38 minutes. He has now the only player in tennis history to have won five or more titles at three Grand Slams.

 
 


 
 


 
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