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Federer uses varying methods to keep on winning

Updated: April 6, 2006, 2:33 PM ET
By Bonnie DeSimone | Special to ESPN.com

KEY BISCAYNE, Fla. -- Roger Federer could only shrug happily Sunday when his backhand return of Ivan Ljubicic's 99-mile-per-hour second serve hit the net cord and trickled over on championship point at the Nasdaq-100 Open.

The moment evoked memories of Michael Jordan's famous palms-up, can't-explain-it-myself gesture after hitting an unreasonable string of 3-pointers in an NBA playoff game a decade ago.

Some may perceive it as unfair that Federer's talent would be accompanied by ...

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