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Shaky Roger Federer good enough

Updated: September 4, 2011, 9:36 AM ET
By Greg Garber | ESPN.com

NEW YORK -- Roger Federer's lob, if you could call it that, went up awkwardly and it appeared the wind would push it long.

Marin Cilic, who is only 22 but has been touted as a possible Grand Slam champion for years, tried to hit it. Swinging just a little too quickly, he slammed the ball -- into the net. The crowd sighed; break point squandered.

"That, right there, is the difference between Roger Federer and Marin Cilic," said Matt Wilansky, ESPN.com's sometimes astute tennis editor.

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