Federer lifts Madrid crown to be No 2 again

May 14, 2012, 09:48 IST | AFP

Roger Federer moved back to No 2 in the world after beating Tomas Berdych 3-6, 7-5, 7-5 yesterday to win his third Madrid Masters.

The Swiss will stand behind Novak Djokovic on the ATP list after winning the 74th title of his career. 

Federer went level with Rafael Nadal, who will slip to three in the world, on 20 career titles at the Masters 1000 level, with both men holding the record. The 30-year-old Federer was playing in his 104th ATP final and won his fourth title of the season.

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