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Another milestone for Federer

Reaches the year-ender's semifinals for the 11th time in 12 years

Updated: November 9, 2013, 5:33 PM ET
By Greg Garber | ESPN.com

Four years ago, when Juan Martin del Potro broke through with his first Grand Slam singles title, it truly was surprising that he beat Roger Federer in the US Open final.

On Saturday, the roles were reversed.

Federer, at 32, is on the verge of completing his worst season in over a decade; his win total (currently 45) will be his lowest since 2000, when he was 19. There was only one title, on the familiar grass in Halle, Germany. That Federer is hardly the dominant player he ...

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