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Roger cruises on

30.08.2007 | Tennis

Roger easily advanced to the third round past Chile's Paul Capdeville 6-1, 6-4, 6-4 in 89 minutes.  "I'm very happy the way I played. I think I did well," he said. "I had to struggle a bit through the second set but I tried to stay aggressive and I think it all worked out."

 

Roger raced to the first set in 23 minutes leaning heavily towards serve and volley tactics to shake up the South American claycourt specialist. What Capdeville lacked in technique he made up for with heart and the Chilean actually broke Roger’s serve to go 3-1 up in second set, only for the world number one to punish the upstart by winning the next four games in a row on his way to a 2-0 lead. Capdeville continued to fight but even though our defending champ relaxed a little as the night wore on, the Chilean could not find a way back in.

 

Seeking his 12th Slam crown and fourth US Open title in a row, Roger is chasing Pete Sampras' all-time Slam title record of 14. His third-round opponent is John Isner, the 6-foot-9 American who only a few months ago was playing college tennis for Georgia. With fans barking for their favorite Bulldog, Isner followed up his first-round upset of No. 26 Jarkko Nieminen by beating Rik de Voest of South Africa 6-3, 6-3, 7-6 (4).

 
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09/01/2007 | 03:00 PM

PRAVOOOOOOOOOOO Federer ........
You do it man .........
You can do it all the time......
Continue in this way........

SUHA
09/01/2007 | 02:54 PM
Hey Roger congratulations and I look forward to your next victory!!!!!!

Way To go
Love,
Jennifer
09/01/2007 | 12:14 PM
that's a really great match rogie =)
u played well
i hope u'll keep the pace for ur next match =)
gud luck rogie =)
09/01/2007 | 11:28 AM
Congratulations! All the way to the end, see it through!
Hugs xx
09/01/2007 | 11:27 AM
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09/01/2007 | 10:49 AM
Dear Roger,

Congratulations !!!
Good luck "choke-dee"
for your next match with Isner.
09/01/2007 | 10:26 AM
Roger,
Good luck tonight i will wacht you live
God bless you.
E.N
09/01/2007 | 10:25 AM
Roger - all the best for the rest of US Open.

Now that your friend Tim Henman has announced his retirement - how about having some association with him - not like a coach but as a senior player to advise you ?

Nathan (from Bottmingen)
09/01/2007 | 09:56 AM
great performance champion
you will win the tournament
09/01/2007 | 09:06 AM
thats grt keep it up
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