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Roger wins second match

29.05.2013 | Tennis, Starseite 1

A 23minute first set sums up the total domination of Roger over the 188th ranked Indian Somdev Dewarman when he won 6-2, 6-1, 6-1. Our champ was able to spray shots all over the court with ease as he cruised into the 3rd round of the French open.


“I tried to finish the match quite quickly, because I was afraid it would rain," Roger said. "So I was very focused, and I'm very happy for that." As a sign of his staying power, Roger moved ahead of Budge Patty into third place on the men's list for match victories at Roland Garros with 56. Guillermo Vilas and Nicola Pietrangeli share the record of 58. “I'm happy that I was playing offensive and aggressive tennis in the first two matches," he said. "I didn't back off and start to play passive tennis and wait for mistakes. I took it to my opponent."

Next up is Julien Benneteau who could well present Roger with a much sterner test.

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05/31/2013 | 02:47 PM
First Set Done and Dusted :)
Allez Roger !!!
05/31/2013 | 02:46 PM
Set!!! X
05/31/2013 | 02:44 PM
Broken serve! X
05/31/2013 | 02:39 PM
Great! now keep it up ans please continue:)
05/31/2013 | 02:34 PM
All square!!! X
05/31/2013 | 02:29 PM
Bad Boy!
05/31/2013 | 02:29 PM
hmm gonna be a though match, slow start. It's just the beginning but RF needs to come up with plan to prevent a Wimbledon deja vu
05/31/2013 | 02:27 PM
Hate to say it, I've put a bet against Roger to lose if I win I'm loaded :P This Frenchman won't miss easy shots :) I love Roger but I'm a logical fan at the MOMENT he will lose just like he should of done at Wimbledon.
05/31/2013 | 02:26 PM
Up and running now! X
05/31/2013 | 02:22 PM
Good Luck Roger you'll need it.
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