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Roger cruises into round 3

30.05.2007 | Tennis

Roger celebrated a clear victory over Frenchman Thierry Ascione in the evening of the second round at the French Open today.

 

He prevailed 6-1, 6-2, 7-6 (10-8) in the day's last game on Suzanne Lenglen court. Our champ broke Ascione (ATP 168) twice in the first set, in the second and fourth games, and twice again early in the second set to establish a firm grip on the contest with just 48 minutes played.

 

The third set, which lasted more than an hour, was not quite as straightforward for Roger, who was broken when serving at 5-4 up, having squandered two match points in that game.

 

Our star will play Italy's Potito Starace in the third round.

 
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06/01/2007 | 04:56 PM
Roger a paso de campeon! vamos roger que este año te consagras como el mejor de la historia, el mejor de siempre
06/01/2007 | 04:51 PM
Good win! Good warm up and practice!!

From now on the rounds and opponents are tricky and tough..

All the VERY BEST and LOTS OF LUCK!!!

GO ROGER GO!!!
06/01/2007 | 04:37 PM
Dear Roger,

Congratulations babe on a fantastic win you are getting better and better with every match you play 6-2 6-3 6-0, what else needs to be said but WOW the bagel king is back with a bang and it's so good to see.

To some fans who still feel t
06/01/2007 | 04:36 PM
Did I say several? I meant that you have battered the guy! Make it 10-0!
06/01/2007 | 04:18 PM
Roger, I did watch you on Eurosport and I was not surprised in the least to see you win so convincingly. It was a class act and as I said before: you are looking better than Rafa Nadal! Best of luck against Mikhail Youzhny, whom you have beaten several ti
06/01/2007 | 04:06 PM
Hey!! Congrats on your splendid win against Starace!!!!
Always knew you had it in you to win anything and mind you......in any conditions!!!
Good luck for the next match and till then keep going and focus harder!!!!Keep smiling!!!
06/01/2007 | 04:03 PM
Hey Roger,
Great game.Congrats!
Terrible conditions but players have to endure everything if they want to come out on the top.
Good luck for the next match and stay happy cause we are there for you!!!!!!!!
06/01/2007 | 03:51 PM
Dear Roger,
Beautiful match against Starace... I cannot believe you were not broadcast live, had to watch you online - thank you fans...
Debra
06/01/2007 | 03:40 PM
Why are "fans" still telling Roger he needs to concentrate more/improve whatever to win...I think he knows, he's won ten slams.
06/01/2007 | 03:20 PM
Roger:

Great job sweetie!!!!! That second clay court win is getting ever so close now!!!!! Good luck in the next round!!!! Hopp Hopp!!

Marcee' Sturwold
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