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16th Grand Slam title!

31.01.2010 | Tennis

Roger showed a terrifc display against Andy Murray today, capturing his 4th Australian Open and 16th grand slam title 6-3, 6-4, 7-6(11).

 

"I'm over the moon at winning again. I think I played some of my best tennis again of my life these last two weeks," Roger said during the award ceremony. "So this obviously a very special moment sharing this with you guys. You get the best out of me."

 

Roger needed just two hours and 41 minutes to join Andre Agassi as the only man to capture four titles at the Australian Open (Agassi was also the last father to win a grand slam title - in Melbourne 2003). With a total of 16 grand slam titles, Roger is now two clear of Pete Sampras on the all-time grand-slam leaderboard. He will clearly remain on the number one spot for quite a few weeks to come!

 

It was clear right from the start that today's match would turn out a hard fight. Roger scored an early break, but had to accept his opponent breaking straight back. It was a tight moment from there, but Roger grabbed a decisive second break in the eighth game with a forehand winner before comfortably serving out the first set. The second set was clearly in Roger's hand, never giving away the lead he secured with a break. When Roger's intensity dropped slightly in the third set, Murray looked on the way of coming back. The Scotsman did not face a break point until he was serving to take the match into a fourth set, when Roger finally hit back with a break. Murray squandered five set points in the tension-filled breaker, and, opportunities lost for the Scot, Roger finally finished his tiring foe off on his third match point when the fifth seed netted a backhand.

 

 

 
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12.02.2010 | 08:24
YYYEAAAAAAAAAAAHHHHHH!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!1

AMAAAZINGGGGGG!!!!

THE GGOOOOAAAAAAAAATTTTT!!!!!!!!
12.02.2010 | 07:03
fabulous post by himalaya......
dis shows dat our hero s a true champ!!!!!!
wow roger i honestly didnt knw d intensity f d pain u hd gone through in 2008.......
u battled back pain n dat dreadful disease(im nt sure f d name)
ur d best roger!!!!!
wt a
12.02.2010 | 05:27
Still excited about the win in Melbourne! Especially over Murray..... but I digress.....

Hope all is going well and you are enjoying your girls these weeks. They grow up so fast...... Looking forward to more great tennis, and may yoiu win all your
12.02.2010 | 02:30
Hello RF fans around the world!!!

I was in tears with Himalaya's account re mono particularly that of Roger's... how he'd suffered so much with that virus and cost him GS on that year...
To all lunatic press discounting Roger's winning grand slams, s
12.02.2010 | 00:58
Dear Roger :

My wishes 4 u :

Great start for January .
Love for February .
Inner peace for March .
No worries for April .
Fun for May .
Joy for June.
Health for July .
A Cheer for August .
Caring for September .
Wealth for October .
Succes
12.02.2010 | 00:39
Dear Roger

When I think of you, my heart is filled with love and joy...thank you for being you and for bringing the world so much goodness and beauty...

"Speak to me of lovely things,
of treasures yet,
Tell me of tranquil places,
that no hand has
11.02.2010 | 22:24
congrats for the betterer.i was really federerised.love u too much.support u all the way.
11.02.2010 | 22:16
roger who is number 1 for all time .
roger is athlete for all sports .
roger is in my heart for all time .
roger is the best .
11.02.2010 | 19:22
Like to share with you all.......
I find it interesting...

http://www.tennis-x.com/xblog/2010-02-11/3270.php

The notion of the article is if the world was without Roger these Players who’d have more slams without Federer: Agassi (9), Nadal (8), Rod
11.02.2010 | 19:10
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