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Who is the new Roger Federer?

After defeating Andy Murray, 17-time Grand Slam champ looks primed for more

Updated: January 23, 2014, 10:36 PM ET
By Melissa Isaacson | ESPN.com

MELBOURNE, Australia -- Somewhere between the greatest of all time and all washed up stood the newest version of Roger Federer on Wednesday night. Perhaps short of vintage Fed but light years, he admitted, from where he was four months ago, a healthy, newly confident and yes, maybe even vindicated, Federer advanced to his 11th straight Australian Open semifinal with a relatively easy victory over Andy Murray.

In a comeback of sorts for both players: Murray had back surgery four months ago ...

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