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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 | 05:34 PM
Congrats Roger!
You served so well!
Go on, Roger!
08/11/2007 | 05:25 PM
yeah.. This is our champion..
Go on Roger and we will be behind you till you won the title.. :)

CONGRATULATIONS

With all my love,
Nossa
08/11/2007 | 05:22 PM
Go Roger!!!!!!!!!! You'll win this one!!!!!
08/11/2007 | 05:17 PM
u played great rogie =)
gud luck for ur next match rogie =)
08/11/2007 | 05:11 PM
Congrats dear Roger!
That was a great match today.The title is definitely yours champion!
All the best for the rest of the matches!!
08/11/2007 | 05:09 PM
Hey Roger,
Congratulations!!!!!!! Keep up the good work....
The title is yours!!! Best of luck for the semis against Radek...... We all know that you will win......... God bless you....
Juliet..
08/11/2007 | 04:53 PM
very well played match Roger!
I thought the first set was awesome tennis. you were really hammering the forehand. Keep it up and lets have another Nadal match--except I have to work on sunday unfortunately. Can't wait to see you in Flushing meadow!
08/11/2007 | 04:13 PM
My dear Roger

My sincere congratulations to you for beating Hewitt. Now, it is Stepanek. Please do what you do best. We are all with you and behind you. The Lord is always with you now and forever. So you take care now and be careful and dont expe
08/11/2007 | 03:40 PM
You really have a magic touch with your tennis racquet Roger and I so enjoyed your match against Hewitt.I was amazed at some of your shots in this match and it does not surprise that you are the World's Number One in Tennis. I am looking forward to your n
08/11/2007 | 03:01 PM
Great going Roger!!!!!
So another strong match.
Good luck in your next match agianst Stepanek
Looking good.... :) (:in red:)
XXXXKitty
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