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BREAKING: Roger Federer hits absurd shot through the net as fans mesmerised in Laver Cup farewell

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Even in his final tennis appearance Roger Federer treated fans to something they'd never seen before when he managed to squeeze a forehand 'through' the net.

At 1-1 in the first set, the Swiss legend lunged forward in an attempt to send a forehand down the line, but despite mishitting it, the ball ended up bouncing past opponents Frances Tiafoe and Jack Sock for an apparent winner.

However, after discussions with officials, a reply on the big screen showed the ball had actually squeezed through the tiny cap where the net chord attaches to the post.

Subsequently, Federer and Nadal had the point taken off them, but both icons were able to laugh about it. Federer even joked to the umpire: “But my eye is still good.

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