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Out against Berdych

01.03.2013 | Tennis, Starseite 1

Sorry to say that Roger lost in the semi finals of the Dubai Open to Tomas Berdych. In the first set he was strong and positive winning 6-3, then followed a score line  of 6-7(8), 4-6 to see the match finish in favour of Berdych. The tiebreaker in the second set was back & forth with Berdych coming out the eventual winner – at one point our Champ was 5-4 in the tiebreak but could not convert this in to a set win. Berdych then upped his game and went on to win the 3rd set 6-4 helped by some untypical Roger errors. "Pity to lose that one, but Tomas did well to hang in there," Roger said. "Obviously I leave this match with a lot of regrets. "You do all the right things for so long, and then at the end you've got to explain why you didn't hit two shots decent," he said. "So it's disappointing."

 
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03/02/2013 | 10:57 AM
Dear Champ,
Just one unlucky day, and that's enough for this year, right?! !:)
Love You always! Great Roger!
Today is new day!
Prepare for Indian Wells! It's a privilege to watch You and be Your fan
Mr Federer!!! :))
03/02/2013 | 10:50 AM
@imaboygirl...Roger lost the semifinal not the 1st round and is ranked #2 for goodness sake so why talk of his retiring? Doesn't make sense. Tough luck Roger, but you still gave us some magical tennis...see you at Indian Wells...can't wait.
03/02/2013 | 10:48 AM
I'm sorry for your loss, Roger. You see your weak points and will work on them I'm sure. All the best at Indian Well. I believe in you!
03/02/2013 | 10:04 AM
Hi....
I think you should change your schedule...sorry maybe i am wrong but now if you lost so for no 1 position which is your goal you should play atleast the miami open so that you can earn some healty points which you lost... And we all know how mentally strong you are... After losing this type of matches... So just again think on your schedule now....
03/02/2013 | 09:55 AM
Hi Roger:
Don't be sad or disappointed although Iam deeply sad and disappointed!!. It happens Roger. You should go on and let's enjoy the real tennis, as long as you are there in the court there is a tennis to watch.Egypt loves you Roger!
03/02/2013 | 09:53 AM
Roger you can take these guys on..start playing your game - they are clueless when you do.
03/02/2013 | 09:21 AM
I am so, so, so sad, so angry because of the loss, cause you had the match, you had the victory and this loss.....hurts so deeply that I could cry for hours....there is and tehre won't be tennis without you, sunshine!!! GREETINGS FROM SERBIA!!! LOVE YOU ALWAYS, ALWAYS.
03/02/2013 | 08:45 AM
Sometimes i wonder about your strength these days.
Have you thought about your position recently?
It's the time for a change, Roger.

Maybe i'ts your back hand slice, maybe it's your career which should end.
It's not your fault Roger. You really done a great job, it's physiologic.
03/02/2013 | 08:45 AM
Such tough luck! Best of luck in Indian Wells , you can shine in there!
Best wishes.
03/02/2013 | 08:24 AM
It was a tough day.U played very well in the 1st 2 sets.But as i always says never mind and leave it.Now keep ur morale up and prepare yourself 4 Indian Wells.I always want to see u at top position.And i always pray 4 u.Wish u a lot of best wishes.May ALLAH bless u with a lot of victories this year also.(Ameen)