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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 | 05:26 PM
He finds his rythm soon - fingers crossed! Come on fans!!!
05/31/2011 | 05:16 PM
05/31/2011 | 04:21 PM
Dear Roger
Hope the rain will not stop you today!!! You are the best tennis player ever seen. The most important is your health, physical and mental, and just be calm and selfconfident! You can win, no doubt. Just go to win!!
Wish you all the best and good luck dearest Roger!
Go, Roger, goooooooooooooooo!
Love, Mimi
05/31/2011 | 03:48 PM
The ladies are taking their time...it looks like they may go into a 3rd set !!!
It also looks like it's chilly on the court...Roger isn't going to like that but he is such a superb champion that nothing will get in his way...I can feel it !!!
It's Roger's time to shine ! It's roger's time to win !

VAS-Y ROGER !!! BONNE CHANCE !!! conquère Paris jusqu'au bout !!!
05/31/2011 | 03:43 PM
Best of health and happiness.
05/31/2011 | 03:31 PM
Good luck Roger!
05/31/2011 | 03:25 PM
When the hell is the ladis match gonna end... i am dying for the start of federer match...
05/31/2011 | 03:25 PM
Keep up the good work Roger and defeat Monfils today!
05/31/2011 | 02:06 PM
go win your match against monfils.then kick djokovic ass when you meet him in court cause hes being over confident and boastful. prove to him who really is the man. dont give him the chance to be #1.it will only add to her super big ego
05/31/2011 | 02:02 PM
yeah roger you can do it.don't listen to your detractors they're just trying to distract your concentration.common you can do it and lift your second french open on Sunday. prove to them you're still the one to beat and you can reclaim your # 1 spot. go kick all there ass ruthlessly.go go go roger