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Roger flies into quarters

06.09.2011 | Tennis, Starseite 1

Roger has reached the quarter finals at the US Open thanks to a brilliant 6-1, 6-2, 6-0 victory over Argentina's Juan Monaco. The match began just before midnight but ended before an approaching storm drenched Flushing Meadows. Once he finally started playing, Roger didn't take long to win. He needed only 82 minutes, including 14 aces to win the match at 1:15 a.m. on Tuesday. He had 42 winners and 21 unforced errors and never faced a break point.

“Waiting so long, it’s very important to get off to a great start,” Roger said in an interview after the match. “I really tried to play aggressive and it all worked out until the very end. I never had to change my game plan."

Roger also had sympathy for his opponent: "It's tough for Juan. I've been in that position before when I lost badly on this court to Andre Agassi, so I know what it feels like," he added. "Sometimes it's just not your day, but it was mine tonight and it feels great."

Our champ will next face Jo-Wilfried Tsonga in a rematch of their Wimbledon quarter-final, which the Frenchman won.

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09/08/2011 | 05:51 PM
Came on king!!!
09/08/2011 | 05:48 PM
Came on king!!!
09/08/2011 | 05:42 PM
C'mon champion!!!!!
09/08/2011 | 05:35 PM
Is the I.F.T. in charge?....
09/08/2011 | 05:16 PM
The 'mess' for delays in the U.S.O.is with the ATP or the F.I.T? Federacion Internacional de Tenis'
09/08/2011 | 05:06 PM
The 'mess' for delays in U.S.O. is with the ATP or the ATP or the USTA
09/08/2011 | 04:45 PM
El 'lio' por los retrasos en el USO, es con la ATP o con la Federacion Francesa de Tenis?

The 'mess' for delays in the USO, is with the ATP or the French Tennis Federation?
09/08/2011 | 04:10 PM
great match.
keep going on like this on the next match with Tsonga
take hime back this time.

09/08/2011 | 02:13 PM
Congrats ROGE !!!

It was a fantastic display ... Everything was near ideal !!

The only side effect was the match ended so fast and I was excited to watch you more and more even it was too late and I had to go to work morning !!!

It's the best match for you since you defeated Djoko in French Open..

I really enjoyed the replay of the match on Tuseday

I hope you will have same momentum in today match vs Tsonga

Wishing you all the best

God bless you

Your friend

09/08/2011 | 01:28 PM
Because of raining, US Open was postponed. I believe our Roger will win absolutely tomorrow :X:X:X GOOD LUCK TO YOU, LOVE U, ROGER :)