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Roger in quarters in Wimbledon

28.06.2010 | Tennis

Roger has reached the quarterfinals in Wimbledon by easily defeating Jürgen Melzer (ATP 16) 6-3, 6-2, 6-3 in today's match on Centre Court. The one-sided victory in just one hour and 24 minutes secures Roger his 25th consecutive Grand Slam quarter-final appearance.

 

Roger, who had never faced Melzer at senior level before, produced his full array of wonderful touches and rock-solid serving on Centre Court in sharp contrast to his stuttering performances in the opening two rounds.

 

Roger dropped his opening service game but that was about the only slip-up from our champ from the rest of the match. Another break followed soon after as Roger took advantage of some hesitant play from the Austrian. He secured an early break of serve in the third and Melzer failed to fashion even a solitary chance of his own as the defending champion breezed into the quarter finals.

 

Roger: "It was always going to be a tough match against Jürgen. The start of the match was vital. I got the early break but he broke back but I was in my rhythm. It was great to have two days off but that doesn't make the difference if you are going to win the tournament."

 

Roger will either face Tomas Berdych (ATP 13), or Germany's unseeded Daniel Brands (ATP 98) in the last eight.

 
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06/30/2010 | 01:17 PM
Great match,Rogi:)
I wish you good luck in the semifinal:)
I will still support you and you will stay in my heart forever:)
I love your beautiful tennis and you,too:)
Take care,Rogi:)
I send you sweet greeting from Slovakia:)
06/30/2010 | 12:49 PM
Dear Roger,

Congratulations on reaching the quarter finals. Yet another wonderful display of tennis from you. Well done. Good luck against Berdych. Take care.

Love From Christinexx
06/30/2010 | 12:41 PM
All the very best and good luck against Berdych!!
I know I'll see you in the Semi's!
Let's finish the job in straight sets Roger!

C'MONNN!!!
06/30/2010 | 10:56 AM
Go, Roger!
Get him in straight sets. I'll keep sending the best of my positive energey.

May all the tennis gods and angels be with you!

Kei
06/30/2010 | 10:46 AM
COME ON ROGER!!!!!!!!!!
06/30/2010 | 10:31 AM
Dear Roger
Your next match vs Berdych approaches. I hope you'll do your best, you must play your best game, because Berdych is a tough opponent. Very tough one. But, you know it better than me, you know what to do. May God be always with you and help you
06/30/2010 | 09:49 AM
Congrats but now I have a serious problem ! You are playing against Tomas and I'm Czech...and he's my second most favourite player...oh...I guess it's a win win for me. But I want you to win a little bit more..
06/30/2010 | 08:35 AM
BS8 OF LUCK
06/30/2010 | 07:56 AM
Roger,

CONGRATS!!!! on making it to the qf's @ wimby. I am soo proud that u made it this far into the tournament and i am sure u that u will make it to the end of the tournament and win wimby for the 7th time and 17th slam. GO ROGER!!!!!!!!
06/30/2010 | 07:54 AM
Go for berdych!!