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No more holes in Federer's résumé

Updated: June 8, 2009, 10:24 AM ET
By Bonnie D. Ford | ESPN.com

PARIS -- When Roger Federer squeezed his eyes shut in ecstasy and relief after match point of his first French Open championship, he saw not darkness but the fully lit pathway he can travel from now until the day he retires.

"I can go on with the rest of my career in peace knowing I don't have to worry about never winning Roland Garros,'' the Swiss superstar told a French interviewer moments after the 6-1, 7-6 (1), 6-4 victory over Sweden's Robin Soderling that simultaneously delivered ...

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