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Despite turning 34, Federer was an impressive winner of a seventh Cincinnati Masters title last week, seeing off world No. 1 Novak Djokovic in the final.Federer has stumbled badly in New York in recent years.A five-time champion from 2004-2008, he was runner-up to Juan Martin del Potro in 2009 but hasn't been back to the final since.Federer faces Argentina's Leonardo Mayer, the world 33 in the first round.The U.S. Open champion in 2011, Djokovic was runner-up in 2012 and 2013 before suffering a shock semifinal loss to Nishikori 12 months ago. The 28-year-old boasts a 56-5 record this year but two of those defeats have come this month – to Andy Murray in the Montreal Masters final and then against Federer in Cincinnati.Murray, the world No. 3, won in New York in 2012, ending Britain's 76-year wait for a Grand Slam men's singles champion.
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