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Federer, Williams say Armstrong let athletes down

Updated: January 19, 2013, 7:23 AM ET
Associated Press

MELBOURNE, Australia -- Roger Federer says Lance Armstrong's admission that he took performance-enhancing drugs during his cycling career has affected all of sport and the world's athletes.

"What a sad story," Federer said after his three-set win Saturday over Bernard Tomic at the Australian Open. "Obviously he's hurt his sport in a big way, even though he helped it in the beginning. But now the burden they live under, all other sports maybe as well."

Federer, a 17-time major winner, ...

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