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6th Halle title!

16.06.2013 | Tennis, Starseite 3

Roger celebrated the 77th title of his career and the first of this season after a 6-7(5), 6-3, 6-4 victory over Mikhail Youzhny in Halle today.

"I feel fit; I feel confident. I'm excited about what's to come. I'm very pleased with how I played this week," Roger said. He was put under constant pressure until the middle of the second set, when Youzhny double-faulted on break point and Roger then went on to take the set. He took a 4-3 in the third set after a fantastic backhand to later seal his victory and a perfect start into the grass season after just over 2 hours.

With his 77th career title, Roger is now even with John McEnroe on the all-time list after Jimmy Connors (109) and Ivan Lendl (94). Our champion will aim at extending his record of 17 Grand Slam titles at Wimbledon starting in a week's time.

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06/16/2013 | 08:44 PM
So very pleased for you! Looking forward to Wimbledon.
Best wishes.
06/16/2013 | 08:44 PM
Congratulations, Roger! :))) Tough semi and final, but you prevailed.

All the best from your Russian fans,
06/16/2013 | 08:41 PM
Bravo, Roger!

It's so exciting to think what to come next. Tenth anniversary of back to back win, Halle and Wimbledon.

Go, Roger!

Love forever,
06/16/2013 | 08:33 PM
Congrats on your 77th career title Rog. I hope this will kickstart the rest of the season for you. All the best of luck for Wimbledon. I know you can defend your title ! Happy Father's day to you :-)
06/16/2013 | 08:20 PM
My dear Roger: Thanks a lot for this gift!!!! Congratulations for Halle week!!!!
My BEST, BEST WISHES for Wimbledon!!!! Good luck, good health!!! Hope to see you there!!!
As we celebrate today Father`s day: Happy Father`s Day for such a good father of soooo cute little princesses!!! All my love!!!
06/16/2013 | 08:13 PM
One for spoiling Mataz party Federer will drop in the ATP rankings to spot nr.5
so the ranking as from the start of Wimbledon will be nr.1 Djokovic, 2.Murray
3.Ferrer 4.Nadal and sigh nr.5 the Goat.
06/16/2013 | 08:05 PM
Congrats Roger, just now, saw the highlights & the full match and feeling so happy on your 77th title ---


Good luck for Wimbledon, ALLEZ :).
06/16/2013 | 08:04 PM
Congrats, Roger!
06/16/2013 | 08:01 PM
"I feel fit; I feel confident. I'm excited about what's to come. I'm very pleased with how I played this week,"... tbat sounds good... he sounds pretty confident going into wimby
06/16/2013 | 07:55 PM
I'm sooooooo happy for you Roger.. that is fantastic.... unfortunately not a single match from Halle was televised here (grrrrrrrrr) so I had to be patient and keep my eyes on the live score.... which was a bit stressfull in the tb :) But I never doubted you would prevail.. as you will at SW19 in a few days time WOOOOO HOOOOOO I can't wait!!!