Roger Federer: Fed-Ex Can Cap Off Perfect Summer with Gold
The first day of the 2012 Summer Olympics has ended at the All-England Club, and Roger Federer has come out victorious.
He played a solid first two sets but then allowed his game to get unusually shaky. His opponent, Alejandro Falla of Colombia, was quick to capitalize on the opportunities.
He rolled off an impressive four games in a row from 5-3 and triple match point down to take the second set, and the crowd, by surprise.
The Maestro was able to squeeze the match out in the decisive set, and his game play leaves fans with questions.
Typically in his career, the early scares in tournaments have proved to help his success in the long run. The most recent example was at Wimbledon a few weeks prior, where Federer came from two-sets-to-love down in the third round and wound up winning the event... [via Bleacher Report]