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2010 U.S. Open First Round Result: Roger Federer Pulls Out His Bag Of Tricks

Against a player like Argentina's Brian Dabul, Roger Federer frankly doesn't need any help to advance, but it does make for fantastic television when he decides to get fancy. One hour into a sleepy match, up 6-1, 5-3 over Dabul, Federer pulled another between-the-legs shot out of his hat:

Bonus points awarded for not leaving a Roger Rabbit-shaped hole in that back wall. Dabul sort of shrugs, because, really, what are you gonna do? Play resumed its relaxed pace shortly thereafter; Federer's winning ace was almost languid. Final score: 6-1, 6-4, 6-2.

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