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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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07/23/2010 | 09:11 AM
As there is no change on your website i have to
sent from here my best wishes for ''happy birthday'' on the 1st year of your two little daughters. i wish happiness and health to all of you
07/23/2010 | 08:54 AM
A very happy first birthday to Charlene Riva and to Myla Rose: hope you all have a great day.

Love

Dotx
07/23/2010 | 08:54 AM
Congratulation Federer and Mirika
Happy Birthday Myla & Charlene!!!!
Wish your children have a happy birthday,and new 1 year.
07/23/2010 | 08:42 AM
Congratulation Roger and Mirika,first year as father and mother.
Happy Birthday Myla & Charlene!!!!
07/23/2010 | 08:05 AM
Happy Birthday Myla & Charlene!!!!
07/23/2010 | 06:32 AM
Countless of many more happy returns of the day for your twins :)
Congratulations to you.

Cheers ~~ / Lokesha R.
07/23/2010 | 05:55 AM
Dear Roger and Mirka,
Happy Birthday to your beautiful twins!
Love,
Anne
07/23/2010 | 05:23 AM
happy birthday to ur daughters...i do hope to see the photo
07/23/2010 | 04:11 AM
Since Roger's quarterfinal loss to Berdych at Wimbledon has been much talked about, I'll aim my comments on Roger's next tournaments.

It hurts me everytime Roger loses, and it's more painful if he had chances to win the lost matches. He had several of
07/23/2010 | 12:46 AM

Dear Roger & Mirika :

Happy birthday for your twins , May GOD fill your home with love , your days with happiness & most of alll your hearts with serenity & peace . Happy birhday for your twins .

Maika .
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