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Out in Hamburg

20.07.2013 | Tennis, Starseite 3

Roger was defeated by Argentine qualifier Federico Delbonis 6-7(7), 6-7(4) in the semifinals in Hamburg today.

"He played well, he was a little more aggressive," Roger said.

Our champ took a 2-1 lead to start with, but was broken right back and had to save two set points to take the set into a tiebreaker. All looked good there as he took a 4-2 lead but did not manage to convert a set point before then dropping the set. Roger had to keep up the fight, defending break points right in his first service game. Eventually taking the set into another tiebreaker, Roger committed a series of errors before Delbonis wrapped up his win.

Next up for Roger is a trip home as he will play the tournament in Gstaad in the Swiss mountains next week.

 
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07/20/2013 | 08:57 PM
This match is just a match, the swiss master has to focus more when he is playing, just that, so he can win. I still believe in him and I will keep supporting him till he retires (sorry for bad english)
07/20/2013 | 08:56 PM
MY GOD, THIS HURTS SO MUCH!!!!
07/20/2013 | 08:46 PM
Champion another painful loss against another minor league player this time more painful in straight sets .ill believe you already paid your time and always will be in all the tennis records books as THE GREATEST OF ALL TIME .
07/20/2013 | 08:45 PM
No matter what the media says, I believe in you and your efforts. Keep going. You are on the right track. And please do not feel bad. I am happy that you will be playing again soon. Yes !!
07/20/2013 | 08:45 PM
Tomorrow is a new day.Some win some lose.Roger knows the best.See you soon on the court Roger.Stay healthy.
07/20/2013 | 08:27 PM
roger you need to focus more on tennis, focus on what you have to do, which is win!. train more, devote more to get change, not things are going very well for a player like you then this needs to be reassessed to change ..... good bless you
07/20/2013 | 08:26 PM
Hi Rog, Disappointing result for you!, put it behind you and move on, good luck in Gstaad, maybe the Swiss mountains will be good for you. Take care.
07/20/2013 | 08:20 PM
fANCY


sponsers ?? not his family ties having two children and a wife who are coming
on the first place that is the biggest factor.
07/20/2013 | 08:14 PM
Read my post below if you haven't already.
07/20/2013 | 08:05 PM
Wow Roger, you got a delbonis in the a.. today!