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The 36-year-old even did the ceremonial net-cord hand-wave apology after, as if to say, “I am sorry that I took up this sport, which you play for an honest living, and play it like a glitchy video game.”

Here is another angle:

Federer won this first-round match against Ruben Bemelmens, 6-1, 6-2 and is now two wins from reclaiming the No. 1 ranking and becoming the oldest man to hold that spot. His second-round opponent at Rotterdam is Philipp Kohlschreiber, whom Federer has beaten in all 12 of their previous matches, which span from 2005 to 2017.

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