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A clear victory and now round three

28.06.2006 | Tennis

 

Roger simply outclassed a shell-shocked Henman, cruising to a 6-4 6-0 6-2 victory in just one hour 24 minutes on Centre Court in Wimbledon today.

 

The British number three won just five points in the second set as he bowed out in the second round for the second year in succession.

It was Roger's 43rd successive win on grass and surely nothing will stop him from claiming a fourth straight title next week, joining Bjorn Borg and Pete Sampras as the only players to do so in the open era.

 

Henman had been looking forward to playing a match at the All England Club without the usual massive burden of expectation, and was rated a 10-1 shot for victory despite a 6-4 winning record against Roger. That included a quarter-final victory here in 2001, but since then Roger has won three straight titles in SW19 and his first-round win over Richard Gasquet surpassed Borg`s record of 41 straight wins on grass.

 
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06/30/2006 | 05:45 PM
Oh Roger - that was a breathtakingly brilliant execution on Centre Court out there yesterday. You were magnificent, sublime, jaw-droppingly awesome. Absolutely fantastic. I love the way that you silenced the partisan crowd within just a few games. Wel
06/30/2006 | 05:35 PM
Hi, Roger
Congratulations. It was a good match. You did it well. All the Best for next match. You can do it, Champ!
06/30/2006 | 12:04 PM
Yeah! Go Rogi!

You have won to advance not only in Wimby but also in grass court wins! I wonder, what are you thinking about Nadal andhis progression!? No worries hun! You are doing absolutley wonderful!

Kisses!

Katya
06/30/2006 | 10:05 AM
Nice win !! You really showed Henman . Best of luck for the rest of Wimbledon!!!
06/30/2006 | 08:35 AM
SMOOTH VICTORY..................................

BEST OF LUCK AGAINST NICOLAS MAHUT

RAKESH
06/30/2006 | 08:20 AM
excellent roger

we are waiting to hear good news today too :D


go a head ;)

it's yours this year if u kept the good work :)


good luck
06/30/2006 | 06:49 AM
Dear Roggito....CONGRATULATIONS...We are soooo proud of you...It is very hard to find the words...(maybe in spanish...:)...to express and be able to describe my admiration...respect...and gratitude for you...You have been my 3 children role model...so, I
06/30/2006 | 03:48 AM
Roger, I could really get used to this!
06/30/2006 | 12:40 AM
He's a wonderful wonderful .... Roger.
Classe, eleganza, sobrieta', tecnica, dignita'.
GRANDE GRANDE GRANDE
Come te nessuno, mai

marina reds
06/29/2006 | 11:59 PM
Way to send a message to everyone else!! Just make sure that if you end up playing Rafa, you absolutely DESTROY him. This is YOUR tournament. Best of luck!!
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