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Victory just one more point away

23.09.2006 | Tennis

Roger and Yves Allegro gave Switzerland a 2-1 lead over Serbia in the Davis Cup with a 7-6 (3), 6-4, 6-4 victory over Nenad Zimonjic and Ilia Bozoljac.


"This victory puts in a good position to win the tie," Roger said. "I hope I can give Switzerland the winning point tomorrow." He will play Sunday's first reverse singles match against Novak Djokovic. Should Roger fail to beat the 21st-ranked Serb, the tie will be decided by the last reverse singles between Stanislas Wawrinka and Janko Tipsarevic.


Switzerland is hoping to remain part of the 16-team World Group for the 12th year running, while Serbia is trying to join the elite field for the first time in its short existence since its separation from Montenegro in May.


The Serbs equalized yesterday, when Djokovic defeated Wawrinka 6-4, 3-6, 2-6, 7-6 (3), 6-4.

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09/24/2006 | 01:03 AM
Dearest Rooger ,

Congratulations to Yves and you! You two did very well against Zimonjic, who is 6th in the world in the doubles race. It was over in an hour and fifty eight minutes - thats amazing considering that the top doubles team of Bryan and Bry
09/24/2006 | 12:48 AM
Good job my #1!!!! What a great victory for the Swiss team!! I'm sure you'll give them the final point!!
Good luck!!
09/24/2006 | 12:18 AM
Dear Roger,

Great job!
Good luck for the match against Jokovic.

09/24/2006 | 12:06 AM
Dear Roger,
I live in America and only see what is televised. You are the #1 player (and most favored) in the world, yet Argentina v. Australia was shown, but not you (Switzerland v SCG). Crikey! Glad you won. Deb-o
09/23/2006 | 11:30 PM
Countdown ...

Two for the Home Team... one more to go to close the deal in your WIN...WIN...WIN VICTORY.
09/23/2006 | 11:12 PM
oooo...great...there's no any hope for us.. :(

and....roger... MARRY ME ! :D
09/23/2006 | 10:52 PM
Roger congrats and please be good to Novak tomorrow,I love my country a lot but Swiss is better because of you! sad serbian
09/23/2006 | 10:46 PM
Well done Roger and Yves. It was great to see you playing doubles in front of the Swiss crowd. Congratulations for achieving the 2nd point. Good luck for tomorrow - may 2 other wins be on the Swiss side ;)
Have fun and enjoy the time together. It is wond
09/23/2006 | 10:33 PM
Congratulations Roger and Yves!!! You guys were brilliant:) Good luck tomorrow Roger!!!!!
09/23/2006 | 09:31 PM
congratulations to all and good luck for tomorrow roger! you can win for switzerland
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