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Chardy Joins Small Group to Defeat Federer after Saving Match Point


Jeremy Chardy joined a select group of players to have defeated Roger Federer after saving a match point on Wednesday when he notched the 1-6, 6-3, 7-6(6) victory over the Swiss maestro.

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Per Josh Meiseles (one of our favorite stats gurus and tennis bloggers on Twitter, and a great follow) these are the ten to have previously accomplished the task:


According to Meiseles, Chardy also achieved another obscure milestone with his win. He is only the fourth player to rally for a victory after dropping the first set 1-6 to Federer:


Before yesterday's shocker against Chardy, Federer was 119-3 in matches where he won the first set with a breadstick or bagel:

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