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900th victory!

02.06.2013 | Tennis, Starseite 1

Our Champ certainly put us through the mill today but he came through in 2hrs 59mins 6-1, 4-6, 2-6, 6-2, 6-3 against Gilles Simon.

 

From having one of his shots in the first set described as “defying the laws of physics” our Roger then went on to lose the next two sets. Simon came out playing attacking tennis in the second & third sets which is not his normal game. But it seemed as though Roger never really lost control of the match and patiently built his way through to the fourth set and again took control – perhaps it was the sight of Mirka with her head in her hands at one stage that spurred him on. On the way he passed yet another record completing his 900th tour win. Only Connors and Villas now hold more triumphs under their belts. It was also amazing to hear the support that Roger enjoyed from the French crowd even though he was playing a French competitor.

 

Our Champ is in action again next Tuesday when his opponent will be Jo Wilfried Tsonga in the 1/4 finals. 

 
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06/04/2013 | 05:11 PM
A Spanish final is glooming at the horizon.
06/04/2013 | 05:08 PM
Should I stay and watch or go out ..... ?
06/04/2013 | 05:08 PM
You need a taskmaster not a doubles coach.
06/04/2013 | 05:08 PM
You stupid idiot. why come back from 0-40 to blow it? Your a joke you hear me! Cut those bloody amateur unforced errors its a joke I've seen 7 year olds keep a rally going better.
06/04/2013 | 05:06 PM
Federer need his eyes being lasered all those mis hits unbelievable
06/04/2013 | 05:05 PM
Oh no.
06/04/2013 | 05:05 PM
great!!! way to fuck it up!...
06/04/2013 | 05:04 PM
umbelievable, umbelievable!!...
06/04/2013 | 05:04 PM
God bless you
Hope to see you in iran:)
06/04/2013 | 05:02 PM
as usual, roger0s stup... (wrong choices) gets him into unnecessary trouble... oh well