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No 13: US Open 2008
Roger Federer and Andy Murray

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Roger Federer's bid a for a fifth straight US Open title had extra interest for British fans as Andy Murray attempted to end the nation's 72-year wait for a male Grand Slam winner.

The Scot had beaten Rafael Nadal in the semis and had a 2-1 career lead over Federer, but it made little difference.

After a difficult year without a Grand Slam title, Federer was back to his best as he swept to victory in just one hour 51 minutes to join Pete joins Sampras and Jimmy Connors as a five-time winner of the US title in the open era.



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