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Roger through to semis!

09.11.2013 | Tennis, Starseite 1

Roger booked a spot in the semis of the ATP World Tour Finals after a 4-6, 7-6(2), 7-5 win over Juan Martin del Potro today.


Roger had difficulties returning del Potro's serves in the beginning and simply committed too many errors in the opening set - letting the Argentinian take a 5-1 lead and eventually the set. In the second set, Roger fell a break behind again but this time, he managed to level at 3-3. Roger later played an excellent tie-breaker to level in sets. But our champ lost the momentum in the decider as he let his opponent open up a 3-0 advantage. But once again, Roger came back full blast, finding his way into the match not only levelling but scoring another late break to go up 6-5 and then closing out the match with his 10th ace.

Roger will meet Rafael Nadal in the semis tomorrow at 2 p.m.

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11/10/2013 | 02:29 PM
@ Fans
Enjoy this before (or later) the Semis start

(1:45 min)

(in my opinion RF is the worst...)
11/10/2013 | 02:27 PM
It is getting hard to wait.right now i feel like running to london(which is impossible for the time),standing on the chairs of the stadium and cheering for my roger!!!!!!!
11/10/2013 | 02:24 PM

I'm wearing a medallion with a small picture of Roger in it. I'm always holding it when Roger plays.
11/10/2013 | 02:24 PM
My very best wishes for you today O GREAT ONE this is the one you triumph in today.If you play like you have been doing it's yours,it's only RAFA.Remember how much we love you no. 1 forever x
11/10/2013 | 02:22 PM
Federer's #1 Fan, well said!

Hoppe Schwiiz!

My preview:
11/10/2013 | 02:18 PM
Woah - Baghdatis went full mental there.

Talking of Racket Breakers - I recently searched if Rafa broke rackets - never seen him do it on court, but supposedly in a game against Gaston Gaudio (a clay court specialist and 2004 Roland Garros champion), he was so mad losing, he supposedly broke all 7 of his rackets in the locker room. This was when he was 18-19 and wasn't expected to beat Gaudio.

Roger has only broken his racket twice after he became a grand slam winner.
11/10/2013 | 02:17 PM
"This is survival of the fittest
this is do or die
this is the winner takes it all
so take it on!!!"
-Eminem ft Skylar grey(survival)
11/10/2013 | 02:15 PM
that is a great video for sure. :P
11/10/2013 | 02:15 PM
that is a great video for sure. :P