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Brilliant Performance

17.11.2007 | Tennis

Roger crushed Spanish rival Rafael Nadal 6-4 6-1 to reach the final. Roger, chasing a fourth Masters Cup title in five years, took just 59 minutes to see off Nadal in his most emphatic win over the world number two to date.


Our star, who also beat Nadal in last year's Masters Cup semi-finals, broke through at 5-4 in the first set, smashing a forehand down the line to seize the initiative.

Roger won 20 of 21 points from 4-4 in the opening set. He turned the screw in the second, breaking for 2-0 by forcing Nadal into a forehand error. Worse followed for Nadal, a double-fault gifting Roger a 4-0 lead and the defending champion delivered the coup de grace with a thumping crosscourt forehand.

Roger will play Nadal's countryman David Ferrer in tomorrow's final.

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11/18/2007 | 03:42 AM
Roger, I am so so happy for you! Congratulations! It was majestic! You were not only formidable in serves, but also at the net. Rafa doesn't seem to know what to do with your strategies and executions.

Best of luck with the final against Ferrer.
11/18/2007 | 03:39 AM
Roger, good luck tomorrow with david ferrer, you will be the winner, you'ra playing so great, and remembered you are my hero !!!!
11/18/2007 | 03:37 AM
lets go roger lets go !!!!! lets go roger lets go !!!!!

come on roger !!!!
11/18/2007 | 03:36 AM
Magnífico. Wonderful color of your shirt instead of black. Some people make history while they live.

11/18/2007 | 03:24 AM
Great stuff! Keep going, Roger!
11/18/2007 | 03:09 AM
86% first serve by Federer! Unbelievable!

plese roge just do it today ..!!

you are the best player..!!

goooooooooo roge gooooooooo..!!
11/18/2007 | 03:07 AM
I knew, after seing your match, taped, against Gonzales, that it was just luck for Gonzo.
I knew you will win this tournament.
Congratulations for the way you crushed Nadal !

I know you will crush Ferrer in the final too.

Good Luck, Health and Hap
11/18/2007 | 03:01 AM
Keep up yr form, don't let up till the end.
Look forward to yr holding the trophy.
11/18/2007 | 02:41 AM
Vamos.. vamos... mañana a ganar
Un aplauso y otro abrazo para el tenista y la persona que es RF

Vamos .. vamos por la MC

Carmen desde Medellin Colombia
11/18/2007 | 02:23 AM
bravo roger.... excellent performance.....this tournament is yours