Here's who has threatened Federer's semi streak

Updated: January 27, 2010, 4:39 AM ET
By Ravi Ubha, ESPN.com

MELBOURNE, Australia -- Of all the records Roger Federer owns, his unparalleled Grand Slam semifinals streak is right up there. Talk about consistency.

The supreme Swiss got to 23 Wednesday at the Australian Open, edging a nervy, again, Nikolay Davydenko in four sets.

There have been times, however, when Federer has been threatened in the first week and a half at majors. Yes, true.

Remember these five matches?

Federer versus Janko Tipsarevic, 2008 Australian Open

Tipsarevic ...

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