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Last Updated: Sunday, 29 January 2006, 09:08 GMT
Aussie Open day 14 photos

Roger Federer is favourite to beat his 54th ranked opponent

Top ranked Roger Federer prepares to take on Cypriot Marcos Baghdatis who makes his first Grand Slam final appearance

Marcos Baghdatis wins the first set

Underdog Baghdatis starts well and after breaking Federer's serve wins the opening set 7-5

Roger Federer

Federer is a set down for the first time in the tournament and his serve is broken in the opening game of the second set

Roger Federer hits back

But the determined Federer battles back and wins the second set 7-5 to level the match

Roger Federer takes control

Federer then takes complete control and destroys Baghdatis in the third set, which he wins 6-0

Baghdatis fades as the match goes on

Baghdatis is a beaten man - he is desperately tired and unable to stop the match slipping away from him

Federer wins the title

Federer is relentless and the Swiss star takes the title with a 5-7 7-5 6-0 6-2 victory

Roger Federer and Rod Laver

The victorious Federer is congratulated by Australian tennis legend Rod Laver

Mahesh Bhupathi and Martina Hingis

Earlier, Mahesh Bhupathi and Martina Hingis take the mixed doubles after beating Daniel Nestor and Elena Likhovtseva




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