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Federer looked punchy for a moment, and double faulted on the next point.
Athletes troubled by conscience can always tell themselves that a few wild swipes of a bat or a run of double faults are victimless crimes.
Another Federer double fault -- this time on break point -- gave del Potro the early break in the third set.
In the fifth and deciding set, del Potro broke Thiem at 5-4 and when the young Austrian double faulted on the second match point, del Potro sealed the victory, and a spot in the U.S. Open quarterfinals.
Nothing will ruin your day quite like a double fault.
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tennis : two bad serves that result in the loss of a point
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