Found July 02, 2012 on Tennis Panorama :
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WIMBLEDON – No. 3 Roger Federer had to fight off Xavier Malisse to move into his 33rd consecutive major tournament quarterfinal with a 7-6 (1), 6-1, 4-6, 6-3 win at Wimbledon on Monday. Federer was having problems with his back on Centre Court as he took a medical time out that was over eight minutes while up 4-3 in the first set. “ I felt the back going the beginning of the first set,” Federer said, “and then I played on it maybe three, four games. I asked for the trainer, the doctor to come out to just talk about it. So I decided to have treatment inside. “Yeah, I guess it must be a mix of maybe from the five‑setter and the two days off and the cold wind today. So I guess it was unlucky in this regard. Fortunately I pulled out the match the way I did today.” Federer will play Mikhail Youzhny next:”I played him last week in Halle,” the Swiss said. I played him here last year on grass, and again at Halle years back. We’ve played a lot, to be honest, on grass. We know what...
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