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05.09.2005 | Tennis

Top seed Roger Federer booked his place in the last 16 of the US Open with a 6-3 7-6 (8/6) 6-2 victory against Olivier Rochus at Flushing Meadows.

The world number one's victory against the 27th seed extended his winning streak to 21 matches overall.

The Swiss ace won in straight sets for the third time in as many matches and has dropped just one set in his last eight Grand Slam matches, but is determined not to be complacent.

"I don't like to think about I'm number one and that he's not going to try," Federer said. "That can work against you. They can come out and want to win and may play better than they usually do."

Federer now meets unseeded Nicolas Kiefer after the German advanced to the fourth round for the second consecutive year with a 6-4 6-7 (5/7) 6-4 6-1 victory over Arnaud Clement.

 
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09/06/2005 | 11:51 AM
GOOD LUCK ROGER
and have a nice day

best wishes
09/06/2005 | 11:48 AM
Soooo impressive!!!
09/06/2005 | 09:30 AM
Good Luck Today.

Misty
09/06/2005 | 07:54 AM
happy , happy , happy !!!!!
09/06/2005 | 07:52 AM
happy:)
09/06/2005 | 07:29 AM
Congratulations Roger! Great win! :)

Good luck in the next round! I'll be cheering for you! :)
09/06/2005 | 05:45 AM
GOOD LUCK ROGER ! to your next match against Kiefer.

I'm sure you'll delight us once again with your outstanding performance tonight.

Your adoring fan,
Lynn
09/06/2005 | 05:34 AM
Keep on playing your superb tennis and don't let anybody stop you from winning your 2nd consecutive US Open title.

Best of luck dear Roger. I'm all out cheering for you every match that you play!
09/06/2005 | 03:01 AM
Congratulations !!!!
I am looking forward to seeing you on Final Match.
09/06/2005 | 02:21 AM
Good luck against Kiefer. He's a tough opponent so dear Roger, please don't let him take a set. Stay tough and stay focused. We want you to win in straight sets!!!! Just know that you have millions of fans in the US watching you on TV cheerin
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