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Sixth Dubai title

01.03.2014 | Tennis, Starseite 3

Roger celebrated his sixth tournament title in Dubai after a 3-6, 6-4, 6-3 victory over Tomas Berdych today.


Roger started well and broke Berdych's serve early in the opening set - but then suddenly started to struggle, dropping his own serve twice and losing the set. In the second, he fell behind as he dropped his serve once again. But that was the moment when he flicked the switch to fight back, eventually securing the second set. In set number three, he displayed fantastic tennis in the crucial moments and secured another break, holing the lead to win the match.

With 78 titles Roger is now trailing only Jimmy Connors (109) and Ivan Lendl (94). He has won at least one title 14 years in a row, equaling Lendl’s record.

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03/03/2014 | 11:22 PM
Kemna. Roger played superbly from midway through the second set! zzz!
03/03/2014 | 11:14 PM
love you ROGER so so so much
come on
you are the greatest
03/03/2014 | 10:57 PM
Oops, forgot to mention you too Shatir....
03/03/2014 | 10:56 PM
Still smiling today! So happy still. Life is so beautiful. So nice to read all the comments here.
Special thanks to SDANU and links.
Happy happy happy days. More to come. Cannot wait. \o/\o/\o/
03/03/2014 | 10:55 PM
Hey Somnath and Sdanu, love the way you both talk technical about Roger.
I am learning a lot from it.

Mark my words, not only will Roger win Wimby, but he will also win RG !!!
03/03/2014 | 10:53 PM
Hey dear friends. So nice to hear that you haven't forgotten about me !!! Also from you Somnath Bhai. How are you all? Guess we are all excited huh? Roger did not play great at the Dubai final, but he won. He also needs those kind of matches. But oh my God, did you see the SF? I saw it like 3 times. They both played amazing, but ofcourse our Roger was much much better. Now onto IW. Cannot wait to see Roger and Dimi in action.
Right now I'm watching Sampras vs Agassi. Hope Sampras wins.....
03/03/2014 | 10:36 PM
03/03/2014 | 09:56 PM
"He's the greatest player of all time and he'll never give up and give you anything for free," Berdych said. "I knew that and thought I was ready for it, but my execution wasn't good enough to hold it to the end."

Good to hear Berdych too calling Roger 'The GOAT'!
03/03/2014 | 09:30 PM
Dear Roger I was so happy to see you play so well beating Novak and Tomas congratulations on a superb tournament.

Good luck for Indian Wells I will be supporting you all the way, as always.

03/03/2014 | 08:14 PM
Congratulations Roger keep going the way you are 2014/2015 & 2016 Rio ? are looking great. Really glad you stuck with the new racket ! All the very best to you and your family.
John Wright Salisbury UK