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Nadal beats Federer in Wimbledon final

WIMBLEDON, England -

Rafael Nadal has ended Roger Federer's five years of dominance at Wimbledon, beating the top-ranked player in a riveting five-set final.\nNadal was playing in his third straight final at the All England Club, but finally managed to get the better of the 12-time Grand Slam champion and won 6-4, 6-4, 6-7 (5), 6-7 (8), 9-7 on Sunday. Federer had 12 chances to break Nadal through the first three sets, but managed to convert only one.\nNadal, a four-time French Open champion, also beat Federer in the final at Roland Garros in each of the last three years. Federer's loss ends his 65-match winning streak on grass, and his 40-match winning streak at Wimbledon.

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