Federer shines amid volatile day in New York

Exuding the same dominance we've become accustomed to, Roger Federer disposed of Novak Djokovic in four sets on Saturday at the U.S. Open. Now he merely awaits an opponent.

Updated: September 6, 2008, 6:35 PM ET
By Bonnie D. Ford | ESPN.com

NEW YORK -- Time dissolved in Arthur Ashe Stadium on Saturday. The last 12 months evaporated in the humid, sultry air, gone but not entirely forgotten by the four-time defending U.S. Open champion.

Roger Federer shifted from fourth to passing gear like a classic sports car that's just had a tune-up, defeating Novak Djokovic 6-3, 5-7, 7-5, 6-2 in the semifinals to reach his third consecutive Grand Slam final of 2008, and exuded the same aura of dominance he had when he ...

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