MASON, OH - AUGUST 18: Roger Federer of Switzerland acknowledges crowd after defeating Stanislas Wawrinka of Switzerland during the semifinals of the Western & Southern Open at the Lindner Family Tennis Center on August 18, 2012 in Mason, Ohio. (Photo by Matthew Stockman/Getty Images)

Roger Federer Downs Novak Djokovic To Win Western & Southern Open

No. 1 seed Roger Federer beat No. 2 seed Novak Djokovic in straight-sets to win the Western & Southern Open.

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Western & Southern Open 2012: Roger Federer Easily Defeats Novak Djokovic 6-0, 7-6

For the record fifth time in his career Roger Federer earned an ATP crown at the 2012 Western & Southern Open Sunday at the Lindner Family Tennis Center In Cincinnati. The No. 1-ranked player in the world dominated No. 2 Novak Djokovic 6-0, 7-6 (7) in the men's final to take home the tournament's Rockwood Cup.

From the start, the Serbian superstar was no match for his Swiss counterpart who won the first set in only 20 minutes, allowing just 10 points. Djokovic had his 15-match winning streak on the hard courts snapped, while Federer earned his second straight victory over Djokovic. The last time the two stars met was in the Wimbledon semifinals.

With the men's side finished, tennis fans will turn its attention to the women's final which features No. 9 Na Li facing No. 5 seed Angelique Kerber starting at 4 p.m. ET on ESPN.

You can find all of the final results here.

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Western & Southern Open 2012 Results: Donald Young Suffers 17th Straight Loss

The bigger names don't start until Tuesday, but Monday's first round at the Western & Southern Open in Cincinnati had its share of upsets.

A pair of No. 13 seeds fell, as Alexandr Dolgopolov lost to Nikolay Davydenko 6-1, 6-1 on the men's side, and Jelena Jankovic fell to Peng Shuai 5-7, 7-5, 7-6 (10-8) on the women's side. Elsewhere, No. 15 seed Philipp Kohlschreiber was defeated by American Brian Baker 7-6 (9-7), 7-6 (7-3).

But in perhaps the most notable match of the day, American Jesse Levine defeated American Donald Young 6-4, 7-6 (7-2). The match was notable because it was the 17th straight loss for Young, who is threatening the Open-era record of 21 straight losses. As you would expect, the streak has been tough on Young. From

"I don't really think about it until the match starts to slip a little," said Young of his skid. "I wouldn't really say it's so much the streak and the number of matches, it's just the feeling of not having much confidence. It's definitely tough when you haven't won matches to (keep the momentum) at the time you need to - or shots you normally make, you miss."

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