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Federer won the first set after three straight unforced errors from Djokovic in the tiebreaker, and then went up a break early in the second. Djokovic responded in the third, but Federer was too tough in the second tiebreaker.
"He went for the shots when he needed to. He served really well when he needed to serve well," Djokovic said. "What happened, happened really. I cannot affect it anymore. In some moments I was lucky, in some moments he was lucky."
Nadal wasn't exactly perfect against Murray, but he was better, saving 15 of 18 break points and converting six of the 13 he earned.
"I had a lot of break-point opportunities. Rafa played well on a lot of them," Murray said. "He served well and was able to dictate a lot of the points with his forehand."
Since opening the tournament by falling behind two sets to one against John Isner, Nadal has won 17 sets in a row. Whatever issues he had to start seem to have completely disappeared.
"Being in the final of Roland Garros you can't have problems," said Nadal, whose only French Open loss came in the fourth round in 2009. "You cannot have doubts."
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