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Morning Bagel: US Open Day 11

ESPN staff
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Catch up on all the latest action from the US Open as Roger Federer gets a Star Wars-inspired congratulations and No Doubt's Gwen Stefani shows off her moves...

Darth Roger

Roger Federer is into his ninth US Open semi-final © Getty Images
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Maybe it was the all-black kit, maybe it was the epic comeback, whatever the reason, the PA operator at last night's US Open match between Roger Federer and Gael Monfils decided to soundtrack Federer's triumphant walk-off to the Imperial March from Star Wars. An inspired choice, we think.

Today's celebrity spot

Gwen Stefani: Singer, dancer, tennis nut © Getty Images
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No Doubt singer Gwen Stefani found time to throw a few signs in the stands.

Hingis still has it

Martina Hingis is a grand slam darling again © Getty Images
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Martina Hingis and Flavia Pennetta have qualified for the doubles semi-finals - Swiss legend Hingis' first slam semi in 12 years. On top of this, Cilic has reached the last four at a major since 2010.

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Another Federer thriller

It wouldn't be a grand slam without a five-set thriller involving Roger Federer © Getty Images
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Gael Monfils got off to an early lead winning the first two sets, but Roger Federer was determined to "go down fighting" and clawed his way back into the game, saving two match points before sealing victory for himself.

Read the full report from our man Michael Beattie at Flushing Meadows

Follow all the action

Keep up with Day 12 of the 2014 US Open, including both women's semi-finals, in ESPN's CourtCast - beginning at 4pm today

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