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Roger stunned by Tomas Berdych

30.06.2010 | Tennis

Roger lost to Tomas Berdych in the quarterfinals at Wimbledon today, the six-time champions earliest loss at the All England Club since 2002. He was beaten 4-6, 6-3, 1-6, 4-6 by Berdych, the 12th seed from the Czech Republic.

 

"It was brutal for me. Every time he had a chance, he took it. If there's anything good about this it's I'm gonna get some rest," summed up Roger, who added he had been troubled by a stiff back and right leg injury.

 

Roger came in with an 8-2 career record against Berdych, having lost the first match at the 2004 Athens Olympics and the last in Miami this year. He also played his 25th consecutive Grand Slam quarterfinal.

 

Roger, who has appeared in every Wimbledon final since 2003, lost the first set, 4-6, but rallied back in the second set, which he won 6-3. Berdych looked uncomfortable and Roger hit his groundstrokes shorter. But unfortunately Berdych regained control. The Czech seized the third set 6-1, and got an early break in the fourth set and never yielded control, serving for the set at 5-4.

 

"I'm looking forward to some rest," Roger said after the match. You certainly deserve it!

 
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07/18/2010 | 07:57 PM
***di and yukimi***

I am not joking it will be tough !!
07/18/2010 | 07:16 PM
***p.105Boting***

I did not look further - these pictures may also be from earlier weeks - don't worry - Roger is harder working than I am - he is a professional and I'm sure his scheduling is also professional.

He and the whole family look good , e
07/18/2010 | 06:31 PM
Thanks ahron !!
You are very kind..
But you Know, we always try to give the credit to the poster.
Keep posting ,my friend.
Dinora
07/18/2010 | 06:25 PM
My dear BO , I have said to you the same thing a hundred times..
Please don´t you look the glass always half empty !!!!!!
I love muy friend, Please have Faith .
Dinora
07/18/2010 | 05:44 PM
sweety no matter what happend we are here forever!!
07/18/2010 | 05:11 PM
*****page 105 yukimi***


Are there no pictures of Federer
practising for the coming tournements ???
as you mentioned starting in 3 weeks
looks to me a short time to get 100 percent
ready to face the big challenges overthere.
07/18/2010 | 05:03 PM
For those who have not seen this: Roger & Mirka look great! :
http://www.gototennisblog.com/2010/07/10/photos-shirtless-roger-federer-and-mirka-vacation-in-corsica/

These are the babies and Rog + Mirka:

http://www.gototennisblog.com/2010/07/12/ph
07/18/2010 | 04:59 PM
dear roger,,come back soon we miss you playing tennis. no soccer,no roger ,those make me crazy. Im look foward to seeing you in toronto. if i get a chance,i,d like to fly to toronto for vacation. from korea
07/18/2010 | 04:44 PM
Dear Friends,

Yes IF their B-day is Jul 23, then it's on a Friday :)

Yukimi
07/18/2010 | 04:04 PM
Norinchi

You are more than welcome,it all is here for everyone you see,and I'm glad that you liked it,or found it useful or comforting in some way,or even to scream :) a little bit!.We all miss Roger of course,but he is an optimistic person and can usu