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700th singles win!

28.05.2010 | Tennis

Roger eased into the fourth round of the French Open with a 6-4 6-0 6-4 win over German qualifier Julian Reister today, earning his 700th singles victory!


"With my own form, I'm very happy. I'm ready to mix up my game playing aggressive," said Federer. "I'm not sure today if I had to face break points. "I'm getting very few breaks, and that's obviously always a good thing looking ahead." It was Roger's 700th career singles wins on the ATP Tour, making him only the 10th player ever, and only active pro, to have won 700 or more singles matches.


Reister managed to keep up with Roger's pace in the first set, especially as Roger was unable to convert the first seven break points he had. Once Roger broke for a 5-4 lead in the first set it was plain sailing for number one seed. Roger raced through the second set in just 18 minutes, completing a 'bagle'. It took one more break in the third set before Roger wrapped up the match after 93 minutes with a regulation forehand.


In the round of the last eight, Roger will meet Stanislas Wawrinka on Sunday. It is the first meeting between two Swiss players at a Grand Slam tournament in the last ten years.


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05/30/2010 | 06:24 AM
Dearest Roger:
Congratulations!! And good luck for today!!
05/30/2010 | 06:09 AM
wow!!amazing 700th singles WIN...how about that???

youre GOAT!!

goodluck against your compatriot STAN!!


05/30/2010 | 06:04 AM
Roger I hate it that you have to play your good friend Stan but this is tennis and you need to be a winner. Stan would feel the same way.That is what good friends are for.
05/30/2010 | 05:59 AM
Congrats Roger on yet another record. U are amazing!!!
Keep up yr focus and winning ways, this time vs yr friend, thats tough but u are professional and will remain good friends with Stan.
05/30/2010 | 05:57 AM
700th, Great job, Roger!
Keep going.
Good luck in your next round.
05/30/2010 | 05:50 AM

Hey Dinora,

Last 100 to 300,000 RF fan members!!!

05/30/2010 | 05:48 AM
05/30/2010 | 05:48 AM
Dear God, please make Roger strong and full of confidence and determination for tomorrow's match against Stan Wawrinka.
Thanl you.
05/30/2010 | 05:39 AM
Well, 95 more members actually (it's late in Canada). But it's still an awesome number.
05/30/2010 | 05:34 AM
Good luck in winning the 701st! (Stan has lots of time to win matches in the future.)

And five more members to make 300,000. Awesome!