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12th Grand Slam title!

10.09.2007 | Tennis

Roger won his fourth consecutive US Open championship and 12th overall Grand Slam title today! He defeated Novak Djokovic 7-6 (7-4), 7-6 (7-2), 6-4 at the National Tennis Center in New York and is now only two Grand Slam titles short of Pete Sampras's all-time record.


"Of course it's great to have been able to capture this title once again. I was rather nervous before the final and I know that Novak plays excellent tennis," Roger said after his victory. "It is the largest stadium in the world and also the hardest to win in. Right now I'm just glad it's over and I can party with my team, go to bed and rest for a few days."


The 20-year-old Djokovic, appearing in the final of a major for the first time, was unable to convert seven set points over the first two sets. Roger won the title on his second match point.


Roger is the first man to win four straight US Open titles since professional players were admitted to the tournament in 1968, the start of the Open Era. Bill Tilden won the event six years in a row from 1920-25.


Enjoy the party, Roger!


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09/19/2007 | 02:16 PM
Congratulations Roger!
you are the best
09/18/2007 | 09:05 PM
halo roger is the firsst man in world jast players please from GAD YOU louk roger the peast very nice for mans
09/18/2007 | 05:13 PM
Congrat Roger!

You always are the tennis King!!!!!!!!!

Go Roger in DC!!!!

Suk Tuen from HK
09/18/2007 | 06:51 AM
Congratulations and keep up the good work. You are the best.
09/17/2007 | 05:08 PM
Roger, you did it again! Of course. Your opponents always lose their patience and it always makes them lose.........
Keep up the good work!
09/17/2007 | 12:56 PM
Dear Roger,

Congratulations on your 12e title!!!!!!!!
You dit it again, i' m so proud of you.
Stay haelthy.....and keep it up!

Lots of love and respect,

09/17/2007 | 08:47 AM
un po' in ritardo ma il risultato della vittoria l'ho avuto in diretta...
GRANDE ROGER !!!!!!!!!!!!
09/17/2007 | 08:19 AM
you are such an inspiration. at 5-6 in the first set you were able to climb back from 0-40 by denying 3 set points!! i was so worried watching the game but u were able to keep your cool and surely greatness prevailed!!!
09/17/2007 | 04:52 AM

I am in awe of you everytime you grace a tennis court. You are like a god of the courts. The way you glide, and the power you possess both physically and mentally is mesmerizing. It's amazing how you can step up your game at the right moment. Yo
09/17/2007 | 12:52 AM
Dearest Roger,

CONGRATULATIONS!!! I didn't write earlier, but I watched all your matches I could of course, and I watched the final as well. You have made the past week very happy for me, thank you very much! :) You are such a lovely, amiable champion
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