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Federer reaches Aussie final

Updated: January 29, 2009, 1:17 PM ET
Associated Press

MELBOURNE, Australia -- Roger Federer moved within one victory of tying Pete Sampras' record of 14th Grand Slam titles by dominating Andy Roddick 6-2, 7-5, 7-5 Thursday to reach the Australian Open final.

Roddick, who undertook a rigorous offseason training regime designed to help him beat Federer and top-ranked Rafael Nadal, was in good form.

But the second-ranked Federer outplayed him in every phase of the game. Ripping winners from all over the court and usually forcing Roddick ...

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