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Federer gets his sparkle back, plans to watch Switzerland face Spain in the Euros

By Reuters
02 July 2021   |   2:22 pm
The sun finally came out at Wimbledon on Thursday (July 1) and eight-time champion Roger Federer got his old sparkle back on Centre Court to eclipse Richard Gasquet and move serenely into round three.

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