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Perfect US Open start

28.08.2007 | Tennis

Roger began his quest for a fourth straight U.S. Open title with an easy straight-set win yesterday. Our star posted a 6-3, 6-2, 6-4 victory over American qualifier Scoville Jenkins (ATP 319). He needed just 92 minutes and faced only two break points - saving both - against his powerful serve.

 

"I thought it was a good match, tough match," said Federer. "I didn't allow my opponent many chances on my serve. I was serving well. Unfortunately for him he double faulted quite a bit on breakpoints, which obviously helped. It was a good opening match for me."

 

The second round opponent for our number one is another qualifier, Paul Capdeville. The Chilean outlasted Germany's Rainer Schuettler 5-7, 6-3, 6-7(4), 6-4, 6-3.

 
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08/29/2007 | 06:14 AM
Great start! Wish you good luck!
08/29/2007 | 06:06 AM
Congrats.
All the best in tomorrow night's match (2nd round), do not take him for granted, stay healthy and focused all the way till the end of the match !
08/29/2007 | 05:32 AM
Great job Roger - good luck in your next match! Should be a great match; prime time night in NCY after Serena, how much better can it get!

All the best for moving onward through the draw!
08/29/2007 | 05:19 AM
hi Roger. Sounds like you're in fine form, but I don't understand why you even play qualifiers. They're just finger exercises for you and an end to any hopes they might have had for them. I certainly wouldn't want to play you right off the bat because
08/29/2007 | 05:16 AM
My dear Roger, I am so happy to see you well and handsome as usually. Remember the Ashe Kids Day? I was there just to see you again. I loved your 5 and 5 results on try-puts. Tomorrow, at night, you are at your second round. I will be there cheari
08/29/2007 | 05:09 AM
Roger, looking forward to watching your evening session tomorrow night, and your special night outfit nike design for you. Hope you win in 3, come on my star!

Take care,

J
08/29/2007 | 04:15 AM
Congratulations Roger, we´re with you, keep it focouse for the fourth title!!!!
08/29/2007 | 04:12 AM
Perfect played as usual, come on you´re the best!!!!!
08/29/2007 | 04:10 AM
Congratulations Roger, my hero!!
You're simply the best.. ;)
08/29/2007 | 03:53 AM
Way to a great start Roger! Hope to see you lift the winner's trophy in the Final.

Your FedEx fans from Alor Star,
Estee