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Roger Federer's first win over Novak Djokovic in an age featured this brilliant point

The Swiss star was in imperious form.

Roger Federer celebrates after he beat Novak Djokovic.
Roger Federer celebrates after he beat Novak Djokovic.
Image: Kamran Jebreili/AP/Press Association Images

IT MAY OR may not mark the beginning of a golden Autumn in Roger Federer’s career, but the Swiss star’s first win over Novak Djokovic since August 2012 is yet another sign the former world number one may be returning to something close to his best.

While he hasn’t won a tournament since June 2013, he has reached the final or semi-finals of his last six events, including the Australian Open.

Against Djokovic in the Dubai Tennis Championships semi-final, he looked in control of all aspects of his game, as illustrated by this brilliant rally:

Source: crazey videoz

Can Federer win a Grand Slam event this year? Who knows, but on this form, he’s certainly going to go close.

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