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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 | 09:42 AM
East or west Roger is the best.
Come on Roger win the Series.
Remember that Prabhat is always with you.
08/11/2007 | 09:41 AM
Bravo Roger!
Great performance.
Beautiful display of shots from your side.Good luck vs Stepanek.

08/11/2007 | 09:41 AM
Hope you can win this "Roger's cup"
on Sunday !!

I 'll always love you, naka.
08/11/2007 | 09:38 AM
08/11/2007 | 09:36 AM
Congratulations, Roger! I'm so happy to see you win. But do be careful with every opponent, and keep going!
08/11/2007 | 09:34 AM
Go Roger! Well done!Good luck. Remember Armenia is with you
08/11/2007 | 09:33 AM
good job, he was playing really well but you showed him.
08/11/2007 | 09:30 AM
Congratulations!Keep it up and you can succeed at last!
Maybe you can watch the record of Nadal vs Mathieu.Mathieu played very well though he lost the game.His tactics is very good.Maybe you can use it too.
08/11/2007 | 09:12 AM
Conrats Roger
Go on and win he title
and i hope ur challenger in final will be nadal
so that u iimprove head to head record
bcoz he only knows the game of clay
08/11/2007 | 09:09 AM
Dear Roger,

My Congratulations!!! It was a great performance!!!
Also there were so many fantastic episodes!!!
I really enjoyed watching your match!!!
Hope, that the next one will be so fantastic like this!!!
The next is Stepanek. He started to pla
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