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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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07/29/2012 | 03:38 PM
Congratulations Roger, It was a bit scary at times, especially when you had so many match points. Hope you have an easier time in the next round. Love, Liz x
07/29/2012 | 03:04 PM
was a tough match Yesterday. all the best for next round champ. GO RF.
07/29/2012 | 02:31 PM
much*
07/29/2012 | 02:12 PM
ROSALINE - Thank you very mach! :]
07/29/2012 | 02:10 PM
Well done, Roger, and good luck tomorrow vs Julien! Good luck tonight with Stan! Love you!!
07/29/2012 | 02:05 PM
I hope you won't be two sets down this time... GO RF
07/29/2012 | 02:03 PM
Good luck today in doubles with Stan. He has a tough match in singles, but I hope he can recover for doubles, so you can defend your gold medal !
07/29/2012 | 01:56 PM
Well done, Roger, and good luck tomorrow vs Julien! Good luck tonight with Stan! Love you.
07/29/2012 | 01:55 PM
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07/29/2012 | 01:50 PM
Very tough match,but you made it again.Keep it up Champ.Good luck in the next round Roger.