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Roger yet to drop a set

29.05.2011 | Tennis, Starseite 1

Roger booked his spot in the quarter finals of the French Open today after defeating fellow Swiss Stanislas Wawrinka 6-3, 6-2, 7-5.

"I am super-happy because I knew after he (Wawrinka) beat (Jo-Wilfried) Tsonga, when he really dominated in the last two sets, what the danger was," Roger said.

Roger easily took the first two sets against his Olympic gold doubles-partner of Beijing. Wawrinka opened the third set well as Roger suddenly found himself trailing 0-3. But our champ came back right away and finally wrapped up the match with an ace on his second match-ball. He produced 32 winners while Wawrinka had 19. It is Roger's ninth defeat of Wawrinka in ten meetings and another milestone - he broke the record for most consecutive Grand Slam quarterfinals he had previously held with Jimmy Connors (now 28).

Roger will now either face Spain's David Ferrer (ATP 7) or France's Gaël Monfils (ATP 9) for a place in the semi-finals.

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05/31/2011 | 08:50 PM
graet match champ very proud of you as always i know u will be the one to stop who think he coud be No. 1
05/31/2011 | 08:32 PM
Roger congratulations for victory with Gael.Good luck in the semifinal with Nole.Come on MAESTRO!
05/31/2011 | 08:30 PM
Well done Roger .....Good luck against Novak in the semi finals.
05/31/2011 | 08:28 PM
Congrats Roger
keep it up, the tough task is still to come.
Nole is very good this year but you are the best.Just do not make many unforced errors on the backhand & you can go all the way to the trophy.
Best of luck
05/31/2011 | 08:27 PM
Roooooo Congratulations, my big beautiful sun that emotion because we all shine against Nole, All the best all success, all the strength and love of us, kisses to the family, I love you Rossy de Argentina vamooosss Roooooooo you can.
05/31/2011 | 08:24 PM
Dear Roger
Congratulations! You did it, bravo! The weather conditions were awful for both of you, but you managed to handle it. Take a good rest and shower!!!! What a wind! Hope you'll play your best game and beat that NDJ on Friday! I'm dreaming of that win!!!! Stop him, win!!!!!
Wish you all the best and good luck dearest Roger!
Go, Roger, gooooooooooo!
Love, Mimi
05/31/2011 | 08:23 PM
if fed can win this one, his fans and I will go crazy.
05/31/2011 | 08:20 PM
CONGRATS ROGER............. U R ALWAYS CHAMP!....... GO AND BEAT djokovic....... we are very eager to watch djokovic loss against u in a direct set.............. ALL THE BEST.....!
05/31/2011 | 08:19 PM
Beautiful, congratulations, and thank you for the joy of watching you compete!!! Keep up the magnificent work against Novak!!!
05/31/2011 | 08:17 PM
Was that really Paris? It was more like the Sahara Desert with those dust storms! Great win Roger, in such awful conditions too. Looking forward to your much deserved win against Djokovic - win in straights of course - and into the final.
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