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Alexandr Dolgopolov

Djokovic faces Federer in finals; Serena Williams there, too

Novak Djokovic had to rally against a lowly qualifier to get another shot at a title he's never won. Next in his way: Roger Federer, who has more Cincinnati trophies than anyone else. Djokovic got a little help in the tiebreaker and pulled away to a 4-6, 7-6 (5), 6-2 victory over Alexandr Dolgopolov on Saturday to reach the Western & Southern Open final. He'll face Federer, a six-time champion who has never lost a Cincinnati title match. "There's always a lot at stake, this one in particular," Federer said. The top-ranked Djokovic is 0-4 career in finals at Cincinnati, where he's never even won a set. It's the only one of the nine ATP Masters to elude...