Roger Federer back in a familiar spot

The 17-time Slam champ near-perfect in reaching ninth Wimbledon finale

Updated: July 6, 2014, 9:41 AM ET
By Greg Garber | ESPN.com

LONDON -- Youth has been the story of this Wimbledon fortnight.

It has been served again and again -- to the point that a certain 32-year-old father of four has been largely overlooked. An Australian teenager had the audacity to send Rafael Nadal home to the beach in Mallorca, and a pair of frothy, frisky 23-year-olds reached the semifinals.

But on Friday, Roger Federer won his sixth straight match at the All England Club and finds himself in another final, looking for his unprecedented ...

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