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Rafa's display of savage shot-making

Updated: July 1, 2011, 9:22 PM ET
By Greg Garber | ESPN.com

WIMBLEDON, England -- He had already lost even before he played the match. And so, for a set or so, Rafael Nadal seemed a tad distracted.

Earlier, Novak Djokovic had lifted his No. 1 ranking with a victory over Jo-Wilfried Tsonga in their semifinal, and Andy Murray -- supported by an adoring Centre Court crowd -- leaped into that odd vacuum with a vengeance.

After Murray won the first set, BBC announcer Andrew Castle asked drolly if it was time to trot out Fred Perry ...

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