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Philippoussis v Federer photos
Australian fans gather at Wimbledon to support Mark Philippoussis in the men's final
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Australian fans gather on the hill at Wimbledon to support their countryman Mark Philippoussis in the final
Roger Federer and Mark Philippoussis stand either side of the net for the toss
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Roger Federer wins the toss and elects to serve in the opening game of the final against Philippoussis
Mark Philippoussis serves
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The big-serving Philippoussis starts in characteristic fashion, easily holding his opening five service games
Roger Federer reaches to play a backhand
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Federer's serve is also accurate with little to choose between the two players as the first 11 games go with serve
Nick Philippoussis, Mark's father and coach, watches from the players' box
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Philippoussis' father and coach, Nick, watches on from the players' box as his son plays in his first Wimbledon final
Roger Federer serves
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Federer has hope at 0-30 on the Philippoussis serve in game 12 but cannot capitalise and the first set goes into a tie-break
Roger Federer plays a forehand volley
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The fourth seed takes advantage of a Philippoussis double fault to claim the set 7-5 on the tie-break
Mark Philippoussis wipes his forehead on his sweatband
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Philippoussis' problems continue as he is broken twice at the beginning of the second set and goes 4-0 down
Roger Federer plays a forehand volley at the net
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The 21-year-old Swiss reproduces some of the sublime tennis he played in the semi-finals to ease through the second set 6-2
Mark Philippoussis towels down his face
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Unseeded Philippoussis searches for inspiration as the third set goes with serve throughout and into a tie-break
Roger Federer cries after beating Mark Philipoussis
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The third-set tie-break is one-sided as Federer converts his third match point to take the title 7-6 (7-5) 6-2 7-6 (7-3)
Roger Federer kisses the Wimbledon mens singles winners' trophy
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Federer celebrates claiming his first Grand Slam title to add to the Wimbledon junior title he won in 1996




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