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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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05/23/2013 | 09:22 PM
RF4WORLD- Thanks for your post on the men's seedings!

I m believing GOD for the DREAM DRAW!!!!!!! God surely favours His.

Go Roger goooo...

Ticha
London, United KINGDOM
05/23/2013 | 05:34 PM
Bad luck LILLAO8? However you did see Roger, regardless of the loss, and he's surely worth his weight in gold anytime!!! You really were blessed!!!
05/23/2013 | 04:03 PM
whitout respect!!!
Yesterday in Rome Roger Federer disrespected people like me who has spent 300 eur tosee a scandalous performance. whithout desire, without concetration, almost bored...
05/23/2013 | 03:32 PM
Hey Roger, good luck for French Open and the draw tomorrow, I just now seedings and the draw time for French open and good to see that u will be #2 seeded @ French Open --

http://www.rogerfedererfans.com/forum/topic/1324-seedings-and-pdf-printable-draw-of-french-open-roland-garros-paris-2013/

Allez..
05/23/2013 | 11:37 AM
its oki roger.Forget bout dis loss n concenterate on French open for now..all the best and prepare well n work hard.n roger make sure you dnt have such bad stats again..come on!!!! N win it!!!
Go go go rogerrrrrrr!!!!!!!!!!!!
Love
vishakha(ua #1fan forevr.. xoxo :-*)
05/23/2013 | 10:13 AM
Does anyone know what time on friday the french open draw will be released in paris time?
05/23/2013 | 09:11 AM
Ciao Roma! Bienvenue Paris! Another championship, another provocation for you! Every minute spent on the tennis court gives me the power to understand the sport in all its depth. I do not know how you feel, but I think you can become a competitor in the world could actually understand what tennis or sports in general. I think that in the future mankind will be able to understand what is in the mind of a quality sports not in any way betray the pure manifestation of the human body.
COME ON ROGER!
05/23/2013 | 08:07 AM
Good luck for your draw-selection on friday. I think that you will not play Rafael Nadal or David Ferrer before semi-finals. Also, I still believe in you. You will play for finals and in the end get trophy.
05/23/2013 | 02:43 AM
Hi roger, plz plz plz make this tour. I cann't sleep.