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Semis at home

26.10.2007 | Tennis

Roger has moved another step towards defending his home-title with a routine 6-3 6-2 win over Germany's Nicolas Kiefer to reach the semi-finals.

 

"It wasn't easy today," Roger insisted after winning the final game to love. "My serve wasn't helping me out much with only the one ace near the end. But I was playing pretty solidly from the baseline and I hope I can continue that way for the rest of the week."

 

The result is very clear, even clearer than a week ago in Madrid, where Roger had won 6-4, 6-4 against Kiefer (ATP 64) in the semis. But the German certainly had his chances during the match, especially in the beginning. But Roger replied in his usual fashion, regaining his advantage on Kiefer's service game and displaying attractive tennis and even the odd little gag her and there.

 

 

 

 
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10/26/2007 | 11:56 PM
'fraid I didn't see this match but great to read of another win over Kiefer and that you are through to the semfinals. Well done.

Best of luck for the rest of the tourney.
10/26/2007 | 11:41 PM
Good luck in the final, Roger. Stay focus and you'll win.

Pierre A. Agamata
10/26/2007 | 11:38 PM
Dear Roger,
Congratulations for a great win! I just watched the last game and I don't know about the others but on that game you served brilliantly. Keep it going for tomorrow against Dr.Ace. You'll beat him, I'm sure of it, but be prepared to fight a co
10/26/2007 | 11:32 PM
Huesito, i didn´t see the match but is very refreshing nowing that this week is yours, as it´ll be the others ahead of you!

No doubt about it!

Besos
10/26/2007 | 11:20 PM
Congrats Roger.You played really great today.Good luck for tomorow semi-final,i hope you will break that big serve machine!!!

Almica
10/26/2007 | 11:19 PM
Congratulations Roger!!!
All the best in the semi-finals .
Take care,
glorita
10/26/2007 | 11:12 PM
Hey Mr "Medium Size"!

If the Swissindoors site isn't wrong, you're playing again against a Mr "XXL" (208cm/6'10'' and 104 kg/230 lbs)!!!

In the lockers, prior to your match...DARE A LOOK, but don't get impressed!
10/26/2007 | 11:06 PM
Congrats Roger for reaching the semis. You are so beautiful and play this beautiful game beautifully. Love your smile!!!!!!!!!

“ACE ATTACKER” is up next. Really wish the 2 giants would play in a league of their own or… even better… play Basketball inst
10/26/2007 | 11:02 PM
I love matches like today, whith less aces and more other kinds of winners.
BALANCE is another of your attributs! (vs. one-sided)
10/26/2007 | 11:01 PM
Saw your match with Kiefer today on eurosport video and just loved it. You are playing really great Roger. Of course I could not understand the interview at the end since you were speaking Swiss-German. Ha. So glad to see you were successful. Will be watc
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