Moving forward, Federer looking back

Swiss star invoked his old serve-and-volley tactics during run to Wimbledon final

Updated: July 17, 2014, 1:04 PM ET
By Kamakshi Tandon | ESPN.com

Roger Federer looked a lot like the Roger of old at Wimbledon this year, and it wasn't just about how he played. It was about the way he played.

A year ago, a lackluster Federer was sent out in straight sets by Ukraine's Sergiy Stakhovsky, who served and volleyed his way to a big upset of the seven-time champion. Stakhovsky came into net behind 67 percent of his deliveries or two out of every three points, including every one of his 109 first serves during the match.

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