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Federer's first win of '08 comes after Davydenko retires with injury

Updated: April 20, 2008, 8:18 PM ET
Associated Press

OEIRAS, Portugal -- Roger Federer ended a long drought with his first title of the year, and it took a leg injury to his opponent to ensure victory for the world's top-ranked player.

Federer captured his 54th career title Sunday, winning the Estoril Open when second-seeded Nikolay Davydenko retired with a left leg injury while trailing 7-6 (5), 1-2.

"I think it's the first time in my life I play a final and someone gave up," Federer said. "I guess if you put yourself in the ...

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