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Australian Open: Federer eyes 20th Grand Slam

News Agencies | Updated on: 28 January 2018, 11:42 IST
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Defending Champion Roger Federer will target his 20th Grand Slam as he faces Croatia's Marin Cilic in the Australian Open title clash here on Sunday.

World number two Federer entered the Australian Open final for a record seventh after his South Korean opponent Hyeon Chung retired hurt in the second set of their semi-final clash.

If Federer wins the finals, it would be his sixth Australian Open title.

Meanwhile, Cilic, 29, will be aiming his second major title here.

The Croat entered the finals after destroying Britain's Kyle Edmund's dream of playing a first Grand Slam final.

Cilic thrashed Edmund 6-2, 7-6 (7-4), 6-2 to become the first Croat to reach an Australian Open final.

-ANI

First published: 28 January 2018, 11:42 IST
 
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