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  1. Tennis

    Federer Falls to Countryman Wawrinka

    This civil war was won by the underdog. In an all-Swiss quarterfinal at the French Open, 30-year-old Stan Wawrinka took down his legendary compatriot to reach his first semifinal. The 17-time Grand Slam champ Roger Federer, 33, has already turned his focus to Wimbledon, saying, “That’s where I want to play my best.” Wawrinka, meanwhile, will face crowd favorite Jo-Wilfried Tsonga — France’s best chance at a homegrown champ in 32 years — in the semis at Roland Garros on Friday.

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