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After His Wimbledon Loss, Federer Did Not Dwell On It






Roger Federer was quick to bury his disappointment at a losing Wimbledon final when he was re-united with his wife and twin daughters immediately after going down his five-set loss to Novak Djokovic. "I was sad for a few minutes but so happy to see the family," said the winner of an all-time record of 17 majors. "The ovation from a (mainly pro-Federer) crowd also lifted me, it made me few better. Clearly I was very sad walking off the court without the winner's trophy."

The 32-year-old father of two sets of twins got through a brief post-match conversation with Britain's Prince William and wife, calling himself in "something of a state."

"No matter the outcome, it's always nice being in a Wimbledon final," said the Swiss who missed the chance at a record-breaking eighth trophy at the All England Club. "Win or lose, it's always something special, something you will remember.

"Seeing the (girls and my wife) touched me the most, the disappointment went away pretty quickly. Of course it's very disappointing not being rewarded with the victory, but it was close. Novak did deserve it at the end."

Federer said that while he plans to make a Wimbledon return in 2015, it is impossible to predict a tennis future. "You don't know you've got to wait and see," he said regarding the possibility of making a tenth final.

"Maybe there is much more to come, you don't know. It's an impossible question to I'm just happy that feeling "normal" I can produce performances like the two weeks. I believe it could be a stepping stone to very good things in the future."

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