doha05federer_ljubicic

Points won by each set: [ 32-23, 27-13 ]
Points won directly behind the serve:
34 % Federer – 15 of 44
19 % Ljubicic – 10 of 51

One of many tournaments in years 2004-2007 when Federer was almost unbeatable. That event he won not dropping a service game, defeating four potential Top 5 players! “I am extremely happy to start the new year in such fine fashion,” Federer said. “I am sure this win will give me great confidence going into the Australian Open.” – in that tournament he lost quite unexpectedly in the semifinal to Marat Safin.

Federer’s route to his 23rd title:
1 David Ferrer 6-1, 6-1
3 Greg Rusedski 6-3, 6-4
Q Feliciano Lopez 6-1, 6-2
S Nikolay Davydenko 6-3, 6-4
W Ivan Ljubicic 6-3, 6-1

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