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Tennis: Roger Federer's dirty dozen

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Roger Federer on Saturday suffered only his 12th career defeat to a player outside the top 100 when he was beaten by Argentine qualifier Federico Delbonis in the Hamburg semi-finals:

AFP looks at Federer's dirty dozen (year, tournament, Federer ranking, opponent, opponent ranking):

1999 Marseille 243 Arnaud Clement 103 1999 Davis Cup: SUI V BEL QF 109 Christophe Van Garsse 146 1999 Davis Cup: SUI V BEL QF 109 Xavier Malisse 111 1999 Miami 125 Kenneth Carlsen 106 1999 Washington 104 Bjorn Phau 407 2000 Barcelona 51 Sergi Bruguera 249 2000 Indianapolis 40 James Sekulov 191 2002 Wimbledon 9 Mario Ancic 154 2002 Gstaad 11 Radek Stepanek 110 2005 Monte Carlo 1 Richard Gasquet 101 2013 Wimbledon 3 Sergiy Stakhovsky 116 2013 Hamburg 5 Federico Delbonis 114

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