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post #31 of 33 (permalink) Old 09-07-2012, 12:44 PM
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Re: Best ever performances in straight sets losses?

Henman losing to Hewitt -Queens Club final 2001: 7-6 7-6
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What tournament was it when Federer beat Santoro in straights? That was a pretty damn good match.
Good call. U.S. Open 2005. 2nd round I think. That was an absolutely outstanding match.

Another great loss to Federer was Suzuki (I think) at the 2005 A.O.

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Re: Best ever performances in straight sets losses?

Federer also beat Santoro in the 2004 US Open, the last two sets there were very tight. Federer nearly botched the third set tie-break.
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