Ignoring death threats, Federer wins in Shanghai
SHANGHAI -- Roger Federer ignored recent death threats from a Chinese blogger and won his opening match at the Shanghai Masters on Wednesday, beating qualifier Lu Yen-Hsun 6-3, 7-5 in the second round.
Federer said he was aware that the blogger had recently issued an apology.
The 17-time Grand Slam champion has had heavy security surrounding him at all times since arriving in Shanghai.
"I felt fine" Federer said. "There was maybe one quick thought. I saw one of the bodyguards ...
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