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Nadal Faces Berdych in Wimbledon Final
WIMBLEDON, England (AP) -- While Roger Federer is at the start of a two-week vacation he wasn't eager to begin, Rafael Nadal will be hard at work Sunday, facing a new sort of challenge in the Wimbledon final.

For the first time since 2002, the last round at the All England Club won't include six-time champion Federer. Instead, Nadal will take on the player who eliminated Federer in the quarterfinals, first-time Grand Slam finalist Tomas Berdych.

They'll be hard-pressed to equal the drama of the past three Wimbledon finals. Federer beat Nadal in 2007, Nadal beat Federer in 2008, and Federer beat Andy Roddick last year. All three matches were decided in the fifth set, including last year's 16-14 thriller.

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