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Roger to meet Roddick

24.03.2012 | Tennis, Starseite 1

Roger secured his participation in week 2 in Miami with a 6-2, 7-6(3) victory over 19-year-old American Ryan Harrison today.

Roger battled at some points, especially towards the end of the second set, when he let a 5-2 lead slip away and was even confronted with a break-point at 5:5. But once again, Roger showed excellent tennis when under pressure and closed out the match after 84 minutes for his 40th victory in the past 42 matches. He has now extended his winning streak against players outside the top 20 to 77 matches.

Roger will now play Andy Roddick - winner of the tournament 2010 - in the third round on Monday. Roger is 21-2 against Andy Roddick, one of the defeats going back to Miami in 2008. 

 
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03/25/2012 | 06:13 PM
Good start, please don't under estimate Andy, tomorrow,this is one of his favorite courts,play your usual game with confidence from start to finish, you are more careful now in winning crucial points,keep it up, you can beat him in straight sets, wish you all the best
03/25/2012 | 06:13 PM
Dear Roger
Congratulations again! I was very happy to see your nice play! Hope you'll continue to play well and beat your next opponent as well!It will be a tough match, but this one, vs Harrison, wasn't that easy at all. I don't doubt, you are the best tennis player ever seen and hope you'll prove it again and again! I pray dear God to keep you healthy and fit enough!
Wish you all the best and good luck dearest Roger!
Go, Roger, gooooooooooooo!
Love, Mimi
03/25/2012 | 05:45 PM
Congrats, dear champ!
Dear Rogi,please do not forget that Federer-Roddick did not show!!)
03/25/2012 | 05:45 PM
Congratulations, Roger! That was a very good entry in the tournament. There were some moments..you've strugled against to the "dark side" but even there you show to the world what a class sportsman you are. Unique.
Now get some good rest and good luck for tomorrow with Roddick.

Best regards, Champ!
03/25/2012 | 05:13 PM
Darling Champion Roger:

Congrats. on the win. You prevailed in the 2nd set despite being cheated out of two points once by an embecile in the crowd and once more by the lineswoman. Superb play my hero. You looked more like the teenager light on your feet covering the court & running a marathon to get to balls. Yet u kept your cool like the experienced Great Champion and gentleman. Luv u tons. Good Luck with A.Rod

Grace.
03/25/2012 | 05:10 PM
Dearest Roger,
Congratulations for winning the second round. I was able to watch most of the match. A little angry about the guy who cried out "Out!" toward the end of the second set, but glad that you came out all right.
Good luck against Roddick tomorrow.
God bless you!

Keiko
03/25/2012 | 04:44 PM
So, Roger can be back really n°1....
03/25/2012 | 04:43 PM
Points to keep, from now until the end of Wimbledon :
Djokovic = 5970
Nadal = 5945
Federer = 2550
Mathematic is not an opinion...;-))
03/25/2012 | 04:28 PM
Come on Roger!!!!!Title in Miami will be your)))
03/25/2012 | 04:03 PM
Bravo, Roger! It is no surprise: time and again you have come up with anwers when the challenge changed.! That is a very big thing! They keep hoping some up-and-coming player will get the better of you: but you have an answer. ****MODESTI, no one forgot who is currently ranked number one. Notice, the small caps? Why bring a begruding spirit here? It is like the man's whom your favour. The tactics used through years have shown us that.