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Rejuvenated Roddick hoping to bounce back

First a new coach, then a rejuvenated game. Andy Roddick hopes that's enough to take out perennial No.1, Roger Federer.

Updated: January 24, 2007, 12:54 PM ET
By Matt Wilansky | ESPN.com

A blockbuster showdown in Melbourne will come to fruition when perennial world No. 1 Roger Federer takes on a rejuvenated Andy Roddick in the Australian Open semifinals.

Despite its hype, this has been a one-sided rivalry. In 13 career head-to-head encounters, Roddick has triumphed just once. That came in Montreal four years ago, and since then Federer has reeled off eight consecutive wins.

This upcoming battle, however, will have a different feel. Roddick's results have dramatically ...

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