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Roger loses Rome final

19.05.2013 | Tennis, Starseite 2

Roger lost the final in Rome against Rafael Nadal 1-6, 3-6 in only 68 minutes and therefore our champ is still not able to add the Rome title to his long list of trophies. 

The stats of the game tell two different stories – yes they tell you that Rafa Nadal won 6-1, 6-3 but they also say that Roger had 32 unforced errors to Rafa’s 8 during a match that lasted 1 hour 8 minutes. Another telling stat was that our Roger only won 55% of his first serves – down from 73% in his match against Simone. There was a glimmer of hope in the second set when Roger won 2 games in row to go from 1-5 to 3-5 with some brilliant shot making. Unfortunately in the last game our champ had two unforced errors and at 0-40 Nadal sent down a good serve to clinch the Championship. As ever Roger was gracious at the end complementing Rafa on the way he played. 

Next up are the French Open, starting next Sunday.

 
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05/24/2013 | 12:17 PM
Finally justice for Roger, but now he has to live up to it !!!

PLEASE ROGER, ALL THE WAY TO THE FINAL !!! I BELIEVE IN YOU.
05/24/2013 | 12:16 PM
Possible Opponents for Federer
QF-Giles Simon
SF- David Ferrer
F - Novak Djokovic

There is all possibility of our champ holding aloft the Trophy come 9 June
05/24/2013 | 12:16 PM
Yes! :) Nadal Djokovic and Federer Ferrer.. But Benneteau is a possible 4th round opponent for Roger. Anyway is super!
05/24/2013 | 12:13 PM
Yes!!! Nadal is in Djokovic's half of the draw. Couldn't have asked for a better draw.
05/24/2013 | 12:12 PM
Nadal and Djokovic in the same draw....
05/24/2013 | 12:12 PM
The Men's Draw has finished. Just interviews now!
05/24/2013 | 11:56 AM
Watching the womens draw, when they call Rafa up on stage, he actually pinched his butt once he got up. Not class behaviour!
05/24/2013 | 11:50 AM
SOMNATH11099... no problem if RN will come in Roger's way. It will b our dream comes true when Roger beat him no matter in semi or final and lift up the FO trophy.
05/24/2013 | 10:59 AM
Dear Idol,
Hope you are getting proper practice. Hope Nadal is not coming in your way before Final.
All the best......
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