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Roger with a good start

28.08.2013 | Tennis, Starseite 1

Roger won his first round at the US Open against Grega Zemlja (ATP 62) 6-3, 6-2 and 7-5. 


Roger was in very good shape, winning the match in 1 hour 33 minutes. The stats for his first round are certainly impressive: 85% of points won on his first serve, 12 aces, backed up by 35 clean winners, the last of them a forehand volley to wrap it up.

The two players split the first six games to begin the match, before Roger won three in a row to take the first set, 6-3. He continued that success in the second set, winning 6-2 before taking the match with a 7-5 victory in the third set.

Roger will now play Argentina's Carlos Berlocq (ATP 48). 

 
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08/29/2013 | 09:24 PM
First set is yours! You are looking great and confident.
Go for the next two.
08/29/2013 | 09:22 PM
WOW Ist set so easily!
08/29/2013 | 09:22 PM
Wow, Roger is playing awesome! I'm speechless... The lion is coming back!! 2 more set to go!
08/29/2013 | 09:14 PM
It's not on here yet. I have two Eurosport channels and no Rogi! One match has just ended so fingers crossed they will now go over to the match.
08/29/2013 | 09:12 PM
Lovely play at the net Roger......xxxx
08/29/2013 | 09:11 PM
Its on eurosport.......happy days

The commentator has just described his movement like a panther...smooth ...and gliding.

I love these words....plus the way the crowds are gushing at some of his shots is awesome.
08/29/2013 | 09:08 PM
Good start!
08/29/2013 | 09:07 PM
hmmmm... the roger-like dominance....
08/29/2013 | 08:57 PM
Watch ur backhand pls
08/29/2013 | 08:47 PM
Thanks for warning YUKIMI.
I must make a drink to ready my voice!
I do hope he is as ready for this as we are.
Go Roger Go!