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Federer, again, silences the young

Updated: January 21, 2013, 5:46 PM ET
By Bonnie D. Ford | ESPN.com

MELBOURNE, Australia -- Someday will remain on hold for 22-year-old Canadian Milos Raonic and the rest of his emerging generation in this Grand Slam.

Raonic's firepower and drive -- backed by a palpable ambition -- were doused by Roger Federer, who logged a methodical 6-4, 7-6 (4), 6-2 victory over the 13th seed and has yet to lose to anyone born in 1990 or later. It was the second straight match in which Federer, 31, neutralized a much younger player with economical dispatch and made ...

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