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5th title in Dubai

03.03.2012 | Tennis, Starseite 3

Roger showed a great display today to defeat Andy Murray 7-5, 6-4 in the final to secure his fifth title in Dubai and his 72nd career title.

"It's beautiful winning this" Roger said. "I've had a great start to the season, and a great finish to last season, so I hope I can keep it up. But there are a lot of guys who are going to play tremendous as well."

It has been a tight opening set and both players were in excellent condition. A break in game no. eleven was just enough to take the opening set after 52 minutes. In the second set, Roger scored an early break to take a 3-1 lead but Murray responded with a re-break shortly after. After another break on Murray's serve at 4-4 Roger was then able to serve out the match, which he did with his second matchball - winning the Dubai trophy for the fifth time.

Next up is the BNP Paribas Showdown in New York on Monday where Roger will play Andy Roddick.

 
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03/04/2012 | 02:41 PM
*** YUKIMI ***

" YEH "
03/04/2012 | 02:23 PM
congrats Roger.it was an amazing game you've played well against Murray.i wish you all the best in the upcoming tournament.thank you for such a wonderful tennis player .good luck!
03/04/2012 | 02:20 PM
I knew Rog could do it, even against Djoko.

I hoped he could do it for his own plans.

I watched him do it Live on TV.

I'm happy he succeeded.

Well done Roger!

Long ago I said; and I still say Rog will:
1. Win Wimbledon again
2. Reach 20 GS Victories at least
3. Win Olympics this year
4. Play till 2016 Brazil Olympics

All of you who support and more importantly believe in Roger, say YEH!!

Yukimi
03/04/2012 | 02:07 PM
...congratulations ROGER....I am so happy for you !!!!!!!!!!!!

love and support always....
03/04/2012 | 01:56 PM
Many congrats on your 72nd title. Great going, keep it up... you are a huge treat to watch. Hope to see the same level of play in future tournaments. All the very best.

Ugen from Bhutan
03/04/2012 | 01:49 PM
Congratulations Roger! nice to see you playing with highest performance :). keep on going!
03/04/2012 | 01:47 PM
Dear Roger,

Congratulations on your win in Dubai and your 72nd title. I am so happy for you and it is great to see you holding the trophy. A sublime performance from you all week and in the final. Good luck in Indian Wells and Miami.

Love From Christinexx
03/04/2012 | 01:38 PM
Congratulations again Roger... I am sooo happy for you. This is a dream start to the season and I am so pleased to see how you have made all the doubters slink away with their tales between their legs!!
Way to go, Champ.. onwards and upwards.... I have been saying for some time that 2012 was going to be very Special... and it has all the hallmarks of that xxx
03/04/2012 | 01:34 PM
Congratulations, You played with determination and confidence to win this finals
Keep it up to win the trophy in Indian Wells
03/04/2012 | 01:30 PM
Hi Roger!Congratulations for your win in Dubai!I can't express how much I love you!You tennis for me is unbelievable...I think that"SOMEONE CAN BEAT YOU,BUT NONE CAN PLAY TENNIS BETTER OF YOU!"Please, play for other 100 years!!!