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Roger books final spot

05.11.2011 | Tennis, Starseite 1

It took Roger 88 minutes to defeat Stanislas Wawrinka 7-6(5), 6-2 in the semi-final in Basel tonight. He is now just one more win away from a fifth home title at the Swiss Indoors.

"It's always tough to play Stan," said Roger. "It's never easy. We know each other's game so well."

Roger took a quick lead, breaking Wawrinka in his second service game. Wawrinka fought back, though, taking the set into a tie-breaker. It was a bit of a scare at times, but our champ eventually won the tie-break 7-5. He left no doubts in the second set and wrapped up the match on his second match-ball.

Roger will face Kei Nishikori (ATP 32) in Sunday's final. The Japanese knocked Novak Djokovic out of the tournament today with an impressive performance.






 
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11/06/2011 | 05:14 PM
Congrats Rog!!
It is incredible to watch you play like today!!.... The game is just not the same when you are not playing, regardles of weather you win or not, your style and skills are un matched and it makes waching tennis so much more exiting!!

Good luck in Paris and London!,
11/06/2011 | 05:12 PM
That was flawless Roger, congratulations! Nishikori is one to watch for the future, he played very well. Lovely to see you with trophy in hand and tears of joy in your eyes. I think there are 9 million and more fans, myself included with crying along with you. Thank you for playing such a wonderful game, enjoy your pizza with the ball boys and girls this evening, that must be an unforgetable experience for them. Expecting good things from you in Paris, you are playing so well. Good luck!
11/06/2011 | 05:10 PM
Congrats for a emphatic victory. You have made us proud once again.

Regards,
Amol
11/06/2011 | 05:05 PM
Congrate You for the 68-th title. Good luck at Paris and London.
11/06/2011 | 05:05 PM
congratulations, my love,I have no words for my joy watching you today
love you more and more
(I am crying too)
11/06/2011 | 05:02 PM
Game, set, match! Congratulation my great champion!!!
11/06/2011 | 05:01 PM
well play , Roger ! Congratulations ! PERFECT ! what more can we ask for
11/06/2011 | 05:01 PM
A victory well deserved Roger "Well Done" I am so proud to be your fan. Good Luck in Paris xxx
11/06/2011 | 04:58 PM
Wonderful match, am soooo happy. Congratulations for the 68th title... dear champ
Good luck next week and hope to see you lift the trophy again.
11/06/2011 | 04:55 PM
Roger!
Congratulations for your win!
The best of luck at Paris Indoor!
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