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Roger books spot in quarters

01.08.2012 | Tennis, Starseite 1

Roger booked a spot in the quarter-finals of the London Olympics with a 7-5, 6-3 win over Uzbekistan's Denis Istomin today.

Even though Roger was not at his absolute best, he secured a clear victory today in his quest for a first gold medal in the singles. Play only started after a rain delay of over an hour. Roger found an excellent start, breaking right in the second game. But his 3-0 lead then melted as Istomin broke back and Roger had to save two break points at 5-5 to then finally go all the way, securing the set with his third set point. Another early break in the second set was then enough for our champ to wrap up the encounter after 1 hour and 21 minutes. 

Roger will now play John Isner or Janko Tipsarevic in the quarter-finals.

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08/02/2012 | 03:57 AM
Congratulations young Roger. Your victory is awaiting you. God Bless.
08/02/2012 | 03:55 AM
Hey Champ, great going. Just stay focused and you'll have the Gold. It's good that you don't have to play the doubles matches anymore. Now you can totally focus on your singles matches. Rest well and stay strong. Remember that Wimbledon is your second home and you're the King there.
08/02/2012 | 03:46 AM
Awesome Job Maestro <3 Another Step To The Gold Middle isa :D Rise Up The Level and be aggressive & Motivated to Hunt Your Middle :D see you soon with Gold King Of Tennis :D Love You Always and with you Forever
08/02/2012 | 03:25 AM
Great job except 3-0 lead and he came back
Please stay extra focused with isner
Do not let anything get to you, rain delays,
Crowd nothing stay focused and win in two
You beat him lots before
Remember the reward the gold for being focused
Go roger
08/02/2012 | 02:56 AM
Hey Rog,
Congrats for single but sorry for double but you can't win everything especially with this kind of weather and scheduling. It seems like you have no rest at all and in single match, you looked tired. So, I hope you have rest up now and ready for Isner's serve. I'm sure it will be tough but you can do it. I believe in you but worried at the same time becoz you have just little rest till now. take care, Roger.
08/02/2012 | 02:41 AM
Congratulations Roger, in the quarter-finals. Keep focused in your objective, the Olympic Gold medal. Be strong, confident and play your wonderful tennis against Isner as you did in Indian Wells. Best luck. Go Maestro, you are the Nr. 1. Go, Go, Go !!!
08/02/2012 | 02:36 AM
Did have chance to watch you play today, great win, keep going. Good luck against Isner, all your fans want to see you win the gold.
08/02/2012 | 02:33 AM
C'ome on Roger, you can do it! Best of luck tomorrow :)
08/02/2012 | 01:34 AM
Congratulations! Best of luck against Isner tomorrow.
08/02/2012 | 01:31 AM
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