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Roger makes it nine!

11.09.2006 | Tennis

Roger controlled every facet of play in the final of the US Open, celebrating a 6-2, 4-6, 7-5, 6-1 victory over Andy Roddick for his third major championship this year and ninth of his career.

Asked to rate his own play, Roger commented "It was absolutely fantastic. I have played great matches throughout the whole tournament." Tiger Woods was a guest in Roger's box, having promised to attend the match should Roger reach the final.

Roger is now the first man since Ivan Lendl in 1985-87 to win three consecutive U.S. Open titles - and the only man in tennis history (even before the open era) to win Wimbledon and the U.S. Open back-to-back three years in a row.

And he did it in such impressive fashion, out-acing the big-serving Roddick 17-7 and compiling a 69-33 edge in winners. Roger won a stunning eight of the last nine games.

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09/12/2006 | 06:39 PM
A great achievements for you roger, we are all proud of you.There are more great records to come that you can do in tennis history....
09/12/2006 | 06:28 PM
"Yes! Yes! Yes!"

You had Tiger in your box and the tiger in your tank. Congratulations on your fabulous win and attaining your dream of meeting Woods.

A spot in this history books is certainly guaranteed. It's so remarkable at this "early" stage i
09/12/2006 | 06:16 PM
Roger, I never get tired of saying that you rock!
09/12/2006 | 06:10 PM
way 2 go hero!!!!!!!!! congratz roger!!! all d best with everything else!!!
09/12/2006 | 05:57 PM
My dear roger
First of all, congrats for the incredible success to make the history, King Roger the great. I feel so happy for you that everyone loves you even in Spain or America. You have alot of fans amd they really love you. They pray for you. I'm no
09/12/2006 | 04:20 PM
Dear Roger,

How about an exclusive interview or message on your website to your fans. This site now has over 82000 members and is rising every day.

Let's hear from the great man

best wishes
09/12/2006 | 03:49 PM
incredible game!
Congratulations!!! :)
09/12/2006 | 03:37 PM
so glad to see your such a big success!
09/12/2006 | 03:19 PM
"Simply the best", the greatest player ever; your tennis makes this sport really special, thank you Roger for the feeling that you give to all of your supporters with your victories!
09/12/2006 | 02:43 PM
felicidades roger!!nunca me dafraudas simplemente sos el mejor