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Roger Federer seals 78th victory in Dubai

Updated: Saturday, 01 Mar 2014 17:30 | Comments

Roger Federer in action in the final
Roger Federer in action in the final

Roger Federer subdued Tomas Berdych 3-6 6-4 6-3 in the final to win the Dubai Championship on Saturday, the Swiss maestro's 78th singles title.

Federer, who also recovered from a set down to stun world number two Novak Djokovic in Friday's semi-finals, again struggled early on but dug deep to claim a sixth Dubai crown.

Berdych, 28, went into the final on an 11-match winning streak.

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