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2-0 against Portugal

08.07.2011 | Tennis, Starseite 1

Roger had to fight back from one set down in the Davis Cup rubber today to eventually defeat Portugal's Rui Machado 5-7, 6-3, 6-4, 6-2.

It was our champ's first Davic Cup match after almost two years. He struggled with too many errors in the opening set but continually raised his level of play. Thanks to early breaks in the following sets, Roger worked his way into the lead and sealed the victory after a little more than two and a half hours.

Switzerland now leads 2-0 against Portugal after the first day of play as Stanislas Wawrinka won the opening match, obviously thrilling the 8'000 Swiss fans in the Swiss capital.

 
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07/08/2011 | 10:49 PM
Focus, and think about unforced errors, with onother player could be fatal
07/08/2011 | 10:40 PM
Good stuff Roger/Stan....keep it up
07/08/2011 | 10:25 PM
Enjoyed so much watching you play from the 1st row.
It's thrilling to see you form so close.

I hope you play doubles tomorrow!!!
(and perhaps again singles on Sunday???)
07/08/2011 | 10:25 PM
congrats ! very happy for you & Switzerland.
07/08/2011 | 09:54 PM
Enjoyed watching your matches, Roger and Stan, and well done for winning against feisty opponents! Now onto the doubles....... Go Roger, Go Stan tomorrow.
07/08/2011 | 09:26 PM
ATTA BOY ROGEY!
keep it comin,
lets chase this Davis Cup and add it to your resume!
07/08/2011 | 09:20 PM
Very lucky that I could watch the match live stream. Super with a happy end. Even point and process your home. See you tomorrow! Roger is super!!
07/08/2011 | 09:18 PM
I'm happy for Switzerland...that's a very good news. :)
07/08/2011 | 09:06 PM
Contrats Champ, it was a tough match but you did it!!
Hope to see the Federinka Team winning tomorrow. Good luck my love!!
Tons of love from Spain
07/08/2011 | 08:58 PM
Tough match against inspired opponent .The win is important to get back lost confidence, and continuing the season of hard court.No matter what your fan.Stay healthy and be good Champ.
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