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Semis: here we come

11.08.2007 | Tennis

Roger has brushed aside Lleyton Hewitt in the quarter-final of the Montreal Rogers Masters. Hewitt had no answer to our defending champ, going down 6-3, 6-4.

Hewitt may have managed to break Roger during the match for the first time this tournament, but Roger shrugged off the setback and proceeded to march on towards a semi-final showdown with Czech Radek Stepanek. "I think it was a tough match," said Roger. "Maybe the score and everything, it looked like I was pretty much in control. If you look at the first set, it took 45 minutes. We had our chances, both of us, on both serves. It went my way in the end because I served well in the important moments. I think the second set, once he broke back, I knew this was going to be now one of those tough matches against Lleyton again. (Luckily) I played a good game to break him. In the end, really, I served well. I was just more consistent from the baseline."

Roger has now won 10 straight meetings with Hewitt since 2004, which included a 6-0 7-6 (7-3) 6-0 dismantling in the final of the U.S. Open three years ago but this loss was Hewitt's first defeat since teaming up with Roger's previous coach Tony Roche.

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08/11/2007 | 06:48 PM
Well done Federer!! You have done well once again! Hope to see u in the finals!! :P
08/11/2007 | 06:41 PM
it was a great game roger!!!
the adrenalin was really high... your footwork was superb and balance extremely well...

i simply love watching u!

08/11/2007 | 06:35 PM
keep it up buddy, ur almost done with it!! goood luck!!!
08/11/2007 | 06:35 PM
Go Roger!!! Go to the final and win!!! Turin is with you...
08/11/2007 | 06:31 PM
brilliant ROGer... congratulations.. wish you more luck for upcoming matches..
ps.. happy belated birthday... i kept thinking it was someone's bday... the whole day... well... Love and luck be on your side ALWAYs..

:) X
08/11/2007 | 06:28 PM
Dear Roger,
Wonderful match - taking down Hewitt, again :) All the best for the Semi. I'm with you all the way - for the duration. Long-term fan,
08/11/2007 | 06:02 PM
Roger, go for the final, fighting!

Good luck!
08/11/2007 | 05:59 PM
hi my love congratulations for your winning go on and be careful about your opponents keep on winnning bye 100000000000000000000 kisses and best wishes
08/11/2007 | 05:48 PM
Congrats Rog! It was a really well played match! You did great and I can't wait to watch you play against Radek Stepanek! Good luck, try your best, and I know you'll come out on top!!
With love,
08/11/2007 | 05:46 PM
East or West Roger is the best ..
We trust you and i am sure that you can do it
With love
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