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China blogger 'sorry' for Federer threat

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A blogger in China who made a death threat against Roger Federer said he had apologised but remained at large after vowing to "assassinate" the world number one, according to an Internet posting. 

Roger Federer (C) is flanked by security guards as he makes his way to the practice courts ahead of the Shanghai Masters tournament. A blogger in China who made a death threat against Federer said he had apologised but remained at large after vowing to "assassinate" the world number one, according to an Internet posting.

An Internet user under the name "Blue Cat Polytheistic Religion Founder 07" threatened the tennis player before he arrived to play, prompting organisers to step up security for the Shanghai Masters, which started on Sunday.

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