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800th victory!

11.11.2011 | Tennis, Starseite 1

Roger has reached the semi-finals of the Masters in Paris-Bercy for the second time in his career thanks to a 6-3, 7-5 victory against Juan Monaco today - and has clocked up his 800th career victory on the ATP tour.

"I struggled a bit today, I didn't play as well as I did in New York," Roger said afterwards. "I served really well and once you zone in it's really hard to get you out of it."

Roger didn't have a good start when Monaco grabbed an early break in the third game. But Roger soon found his rhythm, captured two breaks and clearly ended the first set 6-3. There was a chance for Monaco to level at the end of the second set, pushing Roger to deuce at 5-4, but our champ held on and served out the win with an ace.

Roger will now face Tomas Berdych (ATP 6) in Saturday's semis. Berdych had eliminated Andy Murray earlier today.

 
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11/12/2011 | 04:07 PM
I reckon he looks good in any color. However, I'm certain that it was the man not the color worn or luck!

Kudos
11/12/2011 | 04:06 PM
801 wins now, and oh what a win. Fabulous play, Roger. Berdy hadn't a chance even though playing well, you simply pulverised him. Simply wonderful, Roger. Comms said one of your best matches this year if not the best. Into the final at last!!!! GOOD LUCK. Love you.
11/12/2011 | 04:02 PM
801 and counting!! Superb match Rogi, thank you for such a treat. Just need a repeat tomorrow with win number 802. I reckon your lovely blue top is your lucky colour. looking forward to seeing you with that trophy! Congrats for your first Paris-Bercy final. Todays match was televised which made my day. Come on Roger, one more match to win and you get the trophy, allezzzzzz
11/12/2011 | 03:52 PM
Very well Roger.You played fantastic.Congrats Champ and good luck in the final.Come on MAESTRO!
11/12/2011 | 03:50 PM
Brillant, wonderful, peRFection, outstanding match!!! Roger congratulations!!!
Thank you for this masterclass!!!
Tomorrow the final, I wish you best luck!!! The trophy is waiting for YOU!!!
11/12/2011 | 03:47 PM
Congrats Champ.. 1st Final at Bercy.. well Played..
11/12/2011 | 03:47 PM
Thanx for the great match. U r the man!! It's amazing when ur on, ur simply the best.
Today is my daughter's bat mitzvah party. What a great gift for us all. Thank you we r going to celebrate her party and ur victory. One more and this title is yours. Good luck tomorrow.
11/12/2011 | 03:44 PM
Congrats Roger..
Superb match ..was a treat to watch :)
11/12/2011 | 03:43 PM
OHH my god!!!! O.O
11/12/2011 | 03:43 PM
800 "come on"sssssss! First time in PARIS final on Sunday!
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