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Roger cruises through

24.11.2011 | Tennis, Starseite 1

Roger also won his third match in London, defeating Mardy Fish 6-1, 3-6, 6-3 today - continuing his impressive run at the ATP World Tour Finals.

"I've played Mardy a few times and he's always very dangerous," said Roger after the match. "He takes the ball extremely early, serves great and can get on roll. I was worried in the third set. I thought I was going to lose today but I'm very happy. It's been a great run since the US Open - I've been all round the world but I'm still going strong. Hopefully I can make it a nice weekend."

Roger started the match with the same kind of efficiency that helped him beat Rafael Nadal in just 60 minutes on Tuesday - our champ had three breaks in the first set. In the second set, Fish found his rhythm and played strong at the net, finally holding his nerve to seal the set. But Roger immediately took control of the deciding set by breaking Fish for a 2-0 lead and closed out the match in an hour and 47 minutes.

Roger will now play the runner-up from Group A in Saturday's semi-final.


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11/25/2011 | 09:00 AM
11/25/2011 | 08:29 AM
ALL THE BEST IN SF-against the Djoker I am guessing
11/25/2011 | 08:22 AM
its yours for the taking!
11/25/2011 | 08:10 AM
congrats! that was a very entertaining match from you and marty. he is a a good player. you both hit some fantastic shots. the fact that you did not have to win made it very relaxing to watch. good luck saturday in semis. we will be cheering for you all the way. hugs and kisses to all 3 of your girls.
11/25/2011 | 07:29 AM
did it yet again!!good going federer!!this time ur the master, especially with no rafa in the tournament!!!!!!just play well against the djoker!!
11/25/2011 | 07:11 AM
Come on Roger ¡¡¡¡ you are the big Master, Congratulations¡¡¡
11/25/2011 | 05:47 AM
Our Champ is going great guns and crusing through the matches. 62nd Win of the year and 805th of the career.It doesn't matter whether it is Berdych,Djokovic,or Ferrer in S/F or Final.I hope to enjoy over weekend blockbuster with lots of tennis matches.Our Champ has a chance to move ahead of Stefan Edberg in total; career wins.

11/25/2011 | 05:06 AM
Well done Roger,I hope you to win the other matches
11/25/2011 | 04:53 AM
welldone Roger,you deserve to win the championship.....
keep going
11/25/2011 | 04:52 AM
Great job yet again Roger! Now without Nadal, Murray, and the possibility of Djokovic not making it to the semis, you are guaranteed to win. I had no doubt you were going to win, even with the other three playing, but now, it's in the bag! I'll be cheering you on the whole way!!!