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Novak Djokovic The Rogers Cup
Montreal, Canada
August 6-12, 2007
Novak Djokovic
Novak Djokovic Upsets Roger Federer In Montreal Final
By Anton Lagani, Lawn Tennis Correspondent, Posted: Monday, August 13, 2007 4:40am CST USA

F: N. Djokovic def. A. R. Federer 7-6(7-2), 2-6, 7-6(7-2)
Andy Roddick, Novak Djokovic Montreal
Photo by Matthew Stockman/Getty Images
MONTREAL--( 20 year old Serbian Novak Djokovic capped off an incredible week of tennis Sunday in the final of the Rogers Cup in Montreal by beating world number one Swiss Roger Federer 7-6(7-2), 2-6, 7-6(7-2).

"It's a dream come true to win such a strong tournament as this and to win against probably the best player ever in the sport," Djokovic said.

Not only is Djokovic is the only player ever to beat Roger Federer and Rafael Nadal in the same tournament while they've been ranked number one and number two. He is also the only player ever to defeat the top three ranked ATP players at an ATP Tour tournament since Boris Becker in 1994. In addition to beating Federer and Nadal, Djokovic also defeated third ranked Andy Roddick in the quarterfinals.

Djokovic used an powerful serve and forehand and touch volleys to grab the win for which he earned $400,000. The Montreal title is Djokovic's fourth tournament win this year and his first win in five career matches versus Federer. The title also returns Djokovic Monday to the number three ATP Tour ranking.

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