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15th victory in series

18.10.2006 | Tennis

Roger won his first indoor tournament match in almost a year at the Madrid Masters. He defeated the Olympic gold-medalist Nicolas Massu 6-3 and 6-2, taking home his 15th match in series.

 

It is is Roger's first indoor victory on the ATP tour since a five-set loss to Nalbandian in the Masters Cup final last November. "It's always nice to beat the Olympic champion," Roger said. "I think I played the big points better than he did. This is a good surface for my game, and it's a perfect result for the first round."

 

Roger's round-of-16 opponent will either be Robin Soderling or former No 1 Juan Carlos Ferrero - who eliminated our star in the semifinals on his way to the title in 2003. "At that time we were both fighting for Number 1 and he played really well then," Roger said of Ferrero. "I always enjoy playing against him, and any former No. 1."

 
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10/18/2006 | 10:07 AM
Congrats! And, hope you play well throughout the tournament and win the Madrid Masters!
10/18/2006 | 10:04 AM
hey roger
great match. hope you do well in the rest of the tournament as well !!!!
10/18/2006 | 10:00 AM
Superb performance Roger..!!
Stay cool and be in control ok
10/18/2006 | 09:55 AM
hi Rog.

congratulations on yo victory.hope you win in the next round.

yo favourite fan SENZEN.
10/18/2006 | 09:52 AM
Congratulations
Go Roger go
10/18/2006 | 09:47 AM
Dear Roger well done and i am sure you are not going to let go of this one.if nadal comes your way give him an even bitter taste of defeat than the one at wimbledon.
10/18/2006 | 09:09 AM
Congratulations Roger!!!
I didn't get the chance to watch the match but from what I hear it must have been really neat...
Good luck in the next round!!!!
All my love,
Lydia
10/18/2006 | 09:04 AM
Well played Roger.Your winning spree is surely going to extend beyond this.
Best of luck for your next match
10/18/2006 | 08:49 AM
east or west
ROGER is ahead of the rest
10/18/2006 | 08:48 AM
Congratulations Rogi! Great start of the tournament. Good luck in the next round.

Stay healthy and enjoy!

Love you,

Lindsy
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