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Roger still to drop a set

18.01.2014 | Tennis, Starseite 1

Roger has secured his spot in the round of the last 16 with a clear 6-2, 6-2, 6-3 win over Russia's Teimuras Gabaschwili (ATP 79) at the Australian Open.

 

"I'm happy that from my side I'm winning my matches in straight sets. It's been different conditions every match: the heat first and the indoor match and now normal conditions today with a bit of wind. So it's just good to get through and get a good feel out there and make sure if you've got a chance to win your matches easier to do so."

Roger displayed a very solid match under conditions a lot more like what he is used to. He broke his Russian opponent in regular intervals, always keeping a safe lead and managing to fight off five breaks himself. After 1h 41 of play he celebrated his 71st victory at the Australian Open and will play the round of tha last 16 for the 13th consecutive year. He will meet either Jo-Wilfried Tsonga (ATP 10) or Gilles Simon (ATP 19) on Monday.

 

 

 
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01/20/2014 | 11:47 AM
I'm freaking out!!
01/20/2014 | 11:46 AM
JWT, just hit a ball out of the stadium and screamed and now he is on the war path. He raced back to the seat and threw his racquet at his racquet bag.

I just hope that he plays recklessly and he doesn't go on a rampage. EEEEK!!!
01/20/2014 | 11:44 AM
Don't let him back in.Stay strong you CAN do this.Come on!:)x
01/20/2014 | 11:43 AM
Wow what is happening! Rogi is playing so good. It's gonna be a good night
01/20/2014 | 11:43 AM
Please not a repeat of Wimbledon .....
01/20/2014 | 11:42 AM
FITZY1,

It sounds very erotic.
01/20/2014 | 11:40 AM
Oh my am just so HAPPY! Right now please do it!!:)x
01/20/2014 | 11:40 AM
Returning in short, gonna shit!
01/20/2014 | 11:40 AM
Roger playing like an angel!
01/20/2014 | 11:39 AM
I hope this display of flawless tennis will shut those roger critics up