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Roger Federer, Rod Laver meet again

Updated: January 8, 2014, 11:38 AM ET
Associated Press

MELBOURNE, Australia -- There was a time when the mere presence of Rod Laver on center court at Melbourne Park drove Roger Federer to tears.

On Wednesday, at a fundraising event billed as "An evening with Roger Federer and friends," the 17-time major winner finally got to find out what it's like to have a few rallies against the man who twice completed the Grand Slam.

Laver, 75, strolled onto the court named in his honor in shorts and vest, and had a hit against the 32-year-old Federer, ...

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