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Out against Murray

25.01.2013 | Tennis, Starseite 2

Yet another scintillating, exciting and very brave game from the racquet of our Roger – unfortunately this time the result could not match his tennis. He has lost to Andy Murray 4-6, 7-6(5), 3-6, 7-6(2), 2-6 in an absorbing and enthralling game of tennis.

 

This time it did not look as though Murray would be the loser right from the start of the first set which he took comfortably 6-4. Having said that our champ made him fight hard for his victory by taking the 2nd and 4th sets with tiebreaks. After a really hard fought battle with Murray dominating most of the match it was only our Roger’s brilliance that kept him alive – that and an indomitable spirit that refuses to give in when most other players would be swamped. By the 5th set though it seemed our champ had given his all and Murray took only 35 minutes from a 4 hour match to close out the final set 6-2.  From the cheering during the match it seemed at times as though he was playing the match in Basel and not in Melbourne plus Roger was given a standing ovation when he left the court. Murray now faces Djokovic in the final on Sunday.

 
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02/08/2013 | 02:00 PM
Dutchlady
Thank you, I am sure you will be watching Roger's matches in Rotterdam
Please cheer him up, we want him to win this trophy
02/08/2013 | 08:09 AM
Hi Roger, welcome to my country Holland. I love you no matter what.
Always and forever.

Ps: Do you know that the final on Sunday is already sold out??? I could not get any tickets !!!

Your die hard fan, Kemna
02/08/2013 | 08:05 AM
In general Istanbul is the best city in the world, but nowadays Rotterdam is the best city in the world.
02/08/2013 | 07:36 AM
Roger: Today i had the vision that you will reach all the remaining major finals of the year, hopefully the toll will be three wins but if you win the eight wimbledon and reign supreme in Flushing meadows yet again i will be superhappy. Please play a lot and keep on pushin, you are resiliant and when you trust yourself you are unbeatable, you had a really good run in AO AND THE progression indicates next year you will reach the final. Keep on competing against yourself, best of lucks.
02/08/2013 | 06:42 AM
02/08/2013 | 05:55 AM
You can win the race.
02/08/2013 | 01:12 AM
Roger!!! How are you? When you are not playing you disappear like a ghost. Please stay in touch. I miss you. I love you! ❤ xo
02/07/2013 | 04:59 PM
@chiefjay:
Roger is thinking of his health and fitness and as we have seen a DC weekend is very demanding: 3 best-of-five set matches with no tiebreaks in the 5th in three days would have been too much. He needs his time to fully recover and be fresh for the next stretch: Rotterdam, Dubai, Indian Wells. As Roger usually goes very deep into tournaments (SF and finals) he plays a lot of tennis. So it was good for him NOT to play DC. I am sure he will play in the play-offs in September.
02/07/2013 | 01:36 PM
Hello Roger,

HELLOVASHISTA- I also have the same feeling abt our dear Roger winning Roland Garros!
Will take it step by step; nothing is IM- POSSIBLE!!!

Go, Roger, goooo
Ticha
02/07/2013 | 09:30 AM
Hey Roger,
Good luck for your tennis matches, wishing you the best on february!
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