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To the apparent and surprising glee of the crowd of 17,800 at the O2 Arena, Roger Federer turned his semifinal against Andy Murray on Sunday inside out after trailing 2-4 in the first set and swept into yet another final at the ATP World Tour Finals -- a tournament he already has won a record six times -- with a 7-6 (5), 6-2 win over the Scot. The Scot. Yes, unbelievably, that may have something to do with the fact that Murray did not receive anything like the support one would have expected for a man who had brought Britain its first Grand Slam title in 76 years when he won the US Open in September. Scottish demands for independence irk some English people, and they insist on bringing politics into the sporting arena -- which is grossly unfair to the athletes. Federer's immense worldwide popularity might have been another factor, and there also was quite a large contingent of Swiss supporters in attendance. But to hear Murray booed after he bounced a racket and walked over to his ...
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