Originally posted on NESN.com  |  Last updated 7/6/12

MELBOURNE, AUSTRALIA - JANUARY 25: Novak Djokovic of Serbia towels down between points in his fourth round match against Lukasz Kubot of Poland during day eight of the 2010 Australian Open at Melbourne Park on January 25, 2010 in Melbourne, Australia. (Photo by Lucas Dawson/Getty Images)
Roger Federer has struggled with Novak Djokovic in recent years. That's nothing to be shamed of course, given Djokovic's ascent to the top of the tennis mountain. On Friday, however, Federer reminded Djokovic that he's not quite ready to step down from that peak, at least not for good. The six-time Wimbledon champion downed Djokovic in four sets to reach his first Wimbledon final in six years. It's a pretty momentous win for the former world No. 1, who had lost four of his last five semifinals matchups with Djokovic. It means Federer will now play in his 24th career...

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