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Round two in London

28.07.2012 | Tennis, Starseite 1

Roger had to fight in the opening round of the Olympic tournament at the All England Club today, defeating Colombia's Alejandro Falla 6-3, 5-7, 6-3.

"It's great coming back (after winning Wimbledon), but it's so much harder to do it again in the first round knowing that every match for me is like a final. I'm really relieved and hoping to keep it up," Roger said.

Our champ seemed to absolve the first round with ease, when he allowed Falla back into the match after wasting three match points in the second set. He was then pushed hard by the world number 51 in the decider before sealing a tougher than expected win on his fifth match point.

Roger will now face Julien Benneteau in the last 32. Roger had to come from two sets down to win against the Frenchman in this year's Wimbledon.

 
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07/30/2012 | 12:37 AM
Congratulations on your win against Falla. He is a formidable opponent. This win should sharped one's senses with your next match against Benneteau. Good luck in your second round match and beyond. Stay hungry.

Sad we cannnot see you play in the Olympics. Tried to get tickets to the tennis but...were unsuccessful.

With you always.
07/30/2012 | 12:23 AM
Excellent Roger!!!

Well done my beautiful wonderful love! Great game! It's so exciting to have the Olympics at Wimbledon! This is new not doing it again. Let it be new. Just enjoy!!! Stay calm everything will be all right.

Love your outfit. Looking handsome!

All the best for the next round and for the doubles! Go for it! Keep going! Come on!!!

Take care be happy and free.

I love you…

:D xoxoxoxoxo

No matter how stressful a situation you can always breathe your way through i
07/30/2012 | 12:19 AM
Hello Roger,

2nd set nail bitter. Congratulations on your win against Alejandro. Good luck on your next match agains Julien.

dyuki
07/29/2012 | 11:09 PM
I loved playing the daily game with the tennis players' photos when they were kids (so cute) and of course you were not in the game (because every body knows your pics), but self-evidently you're in the book, and another game is going on:

http://2012.itftennis.com/olympics/organisation/olympic-book/about-the-book.aspx

FANS: enjoy the virtual book (and playing)
07/29/2012 | 11:08 PM
O GREAT ONE you will battle through I'm sure.Be lucky and stay well.You did well to beat Falla,he is a tricky customer but you O GREAT ONE are NUMBER ONE.x
07/29/2012 | 10:52 PM
well played roger :)... Just now, saw pics of Roger & Mirka federer at players box during Stan Wawrinka's match at WImbledon - London Olympics :) ---

http://www.rogerfedererfans.com/forum/topic/555-mirka-federerroger-federer-spotted-at-wimbledon-centre-court-players-box-during-stanislas-wawrinka-london-2012-olympics-match-vs-andy-murray/

good luck for tomorrow :)
07/29/2012 | 10:27 PM
Congratulations !!!!!!!
You are the best Roger, and will win the gold medal, singles and doubles.
You can do it .Good luck!!!!!!!
God bless you.
07/29/2012 | 09:47 PM
I was expecting that kind of match (1st one and vs. Falla who likes your game) and expecting your victory. Good that it was that way!
Congratulations and ready for next one? Of course!
07/29/2012 | 09:46 PM
Good luck in your next match, Roger! I know you will do great! God Bless!
07/29/2012 | 09:27 PM
ROGER!! GOOD BEGIN!! Congrats!!! :)