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Australian Open 2018, Final: Roger Federer vs Marin Cilic, Live Match Updates

Federer def Cilic 6-2, 6-7(5), 6-3, 3-6, 6-1 to win his 20th Slam
Updated: 28 January 2018 17:17 IST - Published: 28 January 2018 12:44 IST
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Final score: Federer def Cilic 6-2, 6-7(5), 6-3, 3-6, 6-1 to win his 20th Slam
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Is there anything this man can't do?
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3rd Major since turning 35
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6th Australian Open and 20th Slam at the age of 36!!!!!
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What a moment we are witnessing! What a legend! What an athlete! We are privileged to see this man!
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Cilic can't return a backhand!

It's SLAM NO. 20 to Federer!!!!!!!!
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3 Championship points!!
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5-1 

30-0

2 points away
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30-0 
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He BREAKS!
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Federer constantly forcing Cilic to produce an angle of his own on the backhand and it worked!
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And Cilic faces 2 break points as his backhand goes wide
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Federer holds his serve in 66 seconds!

4-1
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But the damage has already been done for Cilic.
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Cilic has no problem holding his serve.

1-3
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Cilic overhits the forehand.

It's 3-0 to Federer
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What a serve down the T!


Game point
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Federer sends a forehand long.

Deuce
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But Cilic is showing his own brilliance here at the net.

30-30
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The stadium is reverberating with chants for Federer 
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And Cilic puts the ball into the net!

Federer 2-0
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Break point to Federer
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Backhand return at Cilic's feet and it is deuce
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You do expect Roger to put the pressure back on returns and that's what he has done.

30-30
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