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Going for 50!

11.08.2007 | Tennis

Roger hammered his 12th and 13th aces to secure a 7-6 (8-6), 6-2 win Saturday over Radek Stepanek at the Montreal Masters, moving within one victory of his 50th career trophy.

Our number one will be able to relax while second seed and hot rival Rafael Nadal and Serbian third seed Novak Djokovic prepare for an evening match-up to provide an opponent for the final. Roger will be playing in his fifth final in his last six events, the only blemish on his recent record from an upset loss to Italian Filippo Volandri in May at the Rome third round.

"I was very happy the way I played," said Roger. "It was a tough match with a lot of crucial points, a lot of shots played on reaction. I couldn't really dictate play. He kept coming at me, but I came up with some really nice passing shots when I had to."

Go get em, Roger!

 

 

 

 
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08/12/2007 | 03:43 PM
hi roger,,
pest wishes to you my roger go ahead you are the best hero ever in this game you deserve all the championships.

good luck all the time.

suha
08/12/2007 | 03:31 PM
11.08.2007
A fantastic match!!!
My Congratulations, Roger
Your technique is amazing
I can't wait to see in the final what will happened.
And don't worry, all ppl with you
Good Luck in final
i wait better than that in final
love ye
ma qian li
08/12/2007 | 02:32 PM
M Federer

I wish I was in Mpntréal again this afternoon...to see you win your 50th match.

Thursday , the 9th, I had the good fortune to see you play in men's single and in men's double. What a thrill!!!! C'était du tennis à son meilleur!!!! du tenn
08/12/2007 | 02:14 PM
Woaaa!!!
You're the champion! I'm sure you'll obtain the 50th title in the Rogers final!
Good luck, Roger!
08/12/2007 | 02:12 PM
hey my rogi!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
congrats sweety!!!!!!!!u r the best........now come on....go for 50!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!best of luck!!!!!!!!!!!
08/12/2007 | 02:03 PM
congrats! this was one hell of match roger you were amazing as always ofcourse...good luck today babe against djokovic...just remember that you're simply the best and your fans got your back always...so,keep it up and go win that trophy..
08/12/2007 | 02:00 PM
And now my favorite tennis player in the world against my hometown favorite. I'm not sure if I should watch this mach! I would be very happy for him to win this, but I don't think he is still ready to surprise the magic man! Good luck!

Milica
08/12/2007 | 01:34 PM
Come on Roger you are the best
CONGRATULATIONS
08/12/2007 | 01:13 PM
Kia Ora Roger,
Congratulations on reaching the final and best of luck against Novak. The tennis is becoming more exciting with the likes of Nadal, Novak and others up there playing extremely well. However, I believe the 'cream always rises to the top' an
08/12/2007 | 01:07 PM
I'll be staying up (12 hour time difference) to watch the final and I know it will be every bit worth the effort.

Go out there and dazzle the Montreal crowd. Let Djokovic know that it's fine for him to dream to be the No. 1 but he'll have to wait a