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Federer Keeps Tiger Up Late in Miami

KEY BISCAYNE, Fla. -- Tiger Woods has the last tee time Sunday, which is good because Roger Federer kept him out late Saturday night.
Tiger Woods showed up at Key Biscayne on Saturday to cheer on his new pal Roger Federer.
Woods waited out a rainstorm to watch his friend play, then stayed until the end of Federer's 6-4, 6-3 victory over 19-year-old American Sam Querrey in the second round of the Sony Ericsson Open.
'It's great Tiger watches tennis -- a great honor for our sport,' Federer said.
Delayed more than two hours, the match began at 10:18 p.m. and ended at 11:20. Because the top-ranked Federer had an opening-round bye, the match was his first since his 41-match winning streak ended with a loss to Guillermo Canas at Indian Wells on March 11.
He hasn't lost two matches in a row since 2003.
Woods shot a 68 on Saturday for a four-shot lead after three rounds at the CA Championship at Doral. He then made the 15-mile trip to Key Biscayne and, accompanied by his wife, Elin, watched Federer's match from the stadium club level.
Woods and Federer became friends in the past year, and for the first time, they're competing in the same city at the same time this weekend.
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