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Roger relentless at US Open

04.09.2006 | Tennis

Roger reached the last 16 of the US Open on Sunday with a comprehensive 6-3, 6-3, 6-0 win over Vince Spadea of the United States.


Roger hammered 40 winners in his 88 minutes on court and has yet to drop a set at this year's tournament.


"I'm very happy. Not losing a set the first three rounds, that's always awesome," Roger said. "From now on, you try to keep it up. Of course the rounds are getting tougher. "


Next up for Roger will be Marc Gicquel who continued his surprise run with a thrilling five-set win over 21st seed Gaston Gaudio. The little-known Frenchman won 6-0 4-6 4-6 6-1 7-6 (7/3).

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09/06/2006 | 08:54 AM
*sigh* stupid rain... and i LOVE rain! but not when it gets in the way of me getting to see some great tennis. with all the matches that'll be happening today, we probably won't get to see all of Roger's match tonight, but as long as everybody gets caugh
09/06/2006 | 06:00 AM
Thank you Sadhana for the scheduling update.
Now I can go to work knowing that our Roger, our champion, is being treated as he should be as the no 1 tennis player in the world.fairly.
09/06/2006 | 05:34 AM
Hi Golflover,

Roger plays in the afternoon after Mauresmo and Safina, who are supposed to play after 12 noon. Also the weather according to weather report is supposed to be o.k. So hopefully he will have another three setter and be rested for the next
09/06/2006 | 05:25 AM
Congratulations Roger !

Keep going !
09/06/2006 | 05:23 AM
Hi Golflover,

I agree with you completely. Even the commentators were making remarks about how the first group is going to have a hard time with no breaks in between. You are right about how Roger is ignored even though he is the defending champion. Th
09/06/2006 | 05:13 AM
It's really absurd that the US open orgnanizator schedule this way. This only make the trophy worthy more for Roger.
09/06/2006 | 05:04 AM
I was there too at the Louis Armstrong when you played against Spadea. You are but a dream, can't believe I saw you in person playing flawlessly, fluid and so smooth. I was stubborn and did not want to leave. I thought you'd be playing at the Ashe Stad
09/06/2006 | 03:57 AM
4 matches in 5 days
What a thing! It’s tough.
God bless you! Stay focused and determined!
Roger, you are number 1.

Love from Japan,
09/06/2006 | 03:18 AM
I am a brand new member. I just checked the US Open website, and was shocked to see that Roger's 4th round match, which was cancelled tonight because of rain, was rescheduled for Wednesday night but on the Armstrong stadium (Nadal's quarterfinal match fo
09/06/2006 | 01:46 AM
Nice job, Roger, and good luck.
With love from Cyprus!
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