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Roger Federer vs Stan Wawrinka Australian Open Semifinal Live Score Match Updates

Federer wins 7-5, 6-3, 1-6, 4-6, 6-3
Updated: 26 January 2017 17:40 IST - Published: 26 January 2017 14:08 IST
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That's it from us for now. Hope you tune in tomorrow to catch the second men's semifinal!
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So there you have it - Federer is into his 28th Grand Slam final, and he has a chance to take his overall tally to 18. But, and this is a big 'but', he could face Nadal in the finals - and that usually means doom and gloom for him. Still, this has been an absolutely tremendous performance from him in the first tournament of his comeback, and reinforces why many people consider him to be the greatest player of all time.
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Just to remind you - this is Federer's 28th Grand Slam final. Twenty-eight Grand Slam finals at 35 years old.


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That elicits mirth from an elated, Federer-supporting crowd in Rod Laver Arena. And now Federer's talking about Nadal, whom he's likely to see in the finals this weekend.
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Cheeky on-court interview from Federer there. Jim Courier asks him what exactly the injury is, for which he had taken an MTO. "If you go off court, it means the injury is further up the leg."
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Federer has defeated Wawrinka 7-5, 6-3, 1-6, 4-6, 6-3 to advance to his 28th Grand Slam final, and 6th Australian Open final. What a performance, what a player!!!
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Unforced error from Stan Wawrinka - and it's all over!!!
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Federer wins!!!!
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Three match points for Federer!
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Just two points to go! 
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A glorious inside-in forehand by Federer gives him a 30-0 lead! He's 2 points away now.
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An inside-out forehand by Federer gives him the first point for a 15-0 lead.
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That was a textbook backhand from Stan Wawrinka, and with it he seals the game, 3-5. 
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Absolutely crucial for Federer to get his first serves in here.
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Wawrinka unloads on another scorching backhand crosscourt, winning the game for 3-5. But Federer will now serve for the match.
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But he follows that up with a flat serve to Federer's backhand, which goes long. Two game points for the younger Swiss.
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A careless backhand by Wawrinka goes long, bringing the score to 30-15.
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Federer sails his backhand return wide off a Wawrinka kicker serve, and it's 30-0 now.
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Wawrinka thunders down a big serve to make it 15-0.
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Federer holds to 15 in that game and ends with a smash everyone anticipated the moment Wawrinka returned. It echoes through the court, and Federer fans are buoyed and cheering! 
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Mirka, meanwhile, continues to look very animated. She's either been praying fervently, or jumping up and down while clenching her fist. There's something about facing Wawrinka that brings out this version of Mirka (remember the 'crybaby' episode?).
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One game away from the final. And this match has been a rollercoaster ride and a half! 
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Federer smashes the overhead out of Wawrinka's reach, and he's up 5-2 now. Just one more game and he'll be in the final!
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Wawrinka's spraying errors all over the court now, and Federer has two game points to consolidate on that break.
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Federer flubs an easy volley to make it 40-15. Still 2 game points for him though.
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Three game points for Federer after another strong serve. The crowd are on their feet!
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At the worst possible time, Wawrinka pulls out his second DF of the match to give Federer the early break. That'll be a big morale booster for Federer here, that crucial break of serve.
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A big serve down the T gives Federer a 30-0 lead.
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Federer unleashes a powerful backhand crosscourt to go 15-0 up.
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What a time to double fault.
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Federer gets the break to go up 4-2. Can he hold on to his advantage here?
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Wawrinka double faults!
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Federer's inching towards a break here - and he does just that with a backhand sent quite long!
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Wawrinka sprays the backhand long, and it's 2 break points for Federer!
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A good forehand crosscourt return by Federer elicits a Wawrinka error, and it's 15-30 now.
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Federer nets the forehand return to give Wawrinka a 15-0 lead.
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Let's just cycle back quickly at the errors Federer's committed here. They've been crucial in letting him down a fair bit today and Stan Wawrinka's thrown everything and the kitchen sink at Federer.
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Federer still leads Wawrinka in the winners column, but the gap is closing. It's 45 winners for Federer now, and 43 for Wawrinka. (The errors column reads 49 for Federer and 30 for Wawrinka).
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Federer hustles and bustles and Wawrinka sends that one into the net to give Federer a reprieve. 
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And another delicately carved backhand gives Federer the game, much to the delight of the crowd. Wawrinka to serve at 2-3 now in this fifth set.
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Federer finally finishes the point at the net, giving him game point.
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Federer sends that one into the net, and he looks annoyed. It's break point to Stan Wawrinka and things are going south again...
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Wawrinka nets a backhand to give Federer a lucky reprieve. Back to deuce now.
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A netted backhand by Federer gives Wawrinka break point!
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Wawrinka is standing and delivering right now. He clocks another forehand winner, this time off the return, to bring it back to deuce.
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Wawrinka unloads the artillery again, blasting a forehand winner to bring it to deuce. Trouble for Federer.
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Federer carves a backhand volley to make it 40-15, but then strikes a backhand into the net to make it 40-30. Plenty of pressure on this serve here.
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A huge loopy forehand comes to Federer, who deals with it clinically. 30-15.
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Follows that up by a putaway forehand at the net, and it's 30-15 now.
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A good Wawrinka return makes it 0-15, but Federer sends down a service winner to make it 15-15.
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