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Federer fights past fan-favorite Blake

HEART BREAKER Swiss champ Roger Federer had to beat not only James Blake, but also the large, partisan crowd that rallied behind the New York state native

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"I couldn't really do the small steps to get to the balls. I was making too many unforced errors, and I couldn't cover the court as well as I did the first three, four sets," he said.

"I started thinking a bit too much," he added.

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