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Analyzing Federer's French Open Draw

By Brendan O'Meara (Photo: CHRISTOPHE ENA/Associated Press)

When the French Open slides across the baseline, one thinks of the constants in life: death, taxes and Rafael Nadal at Roland Garros. That tide could be receding this year and that’s Parisian accordion music to one Roger Federer ’s ears...