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Through in straight sets

17.10.2008 | Tennis

Roger'sbid to win the Madrid Masters remains on course as he downed 16th seed Jo-Wilfried Tsonga of France in straight sets to clinch a quarter-final spot.

 

It was the the first time Roger and Tsonga faced each other. "It's hard to face a player you've never met before, that's why I worked a little bit harder at the beginning," our champ said. "It was like playing a box fight, he always hit first."

 

Roger proved too good for his younger opponent, beating the Australian Open finalist 6-4 6-1 in just over an hour. Now, he will clash against Juan Martin del Potro; they met twice, and our 13-time Grand Slam champion won both without dropping a set.

 

 

 

 
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10/17/2008 | 05:38 PM
congratulate Roger!!!! amazing play!!!! beautiful. congratulate!!! beautiful performance.
10/17/2008 | 05:37 PM
****CONGRATULATION ROGI***
Well done!!!
10/17/2008 | 05:37 PM
Roger's won!!!!!
10/17/2008 | 05:31 PM
I am in my work and I am following the game for ESPN's page now the scoreboard is of 6-3 and 3-2 winning Roger
come on Roger
I love youu
10/17/2008 | 05:31 PM
What a FH, beautiful vintage Roger
10/17/2008 | 05:31 PM
and what a fh into cross line Roger!!!! amazing!!!
10/17/2008 | 05:30 PM
Great, Roger,

Just one more game to go.

You are in total control.
10/17/2008 | 05:30 PM
and the drop shot was also amazing!!!!
10/17/2008 | 05:28 PM
what a bh into straight line amazing!!!!
10/17/2008 | 05:28 PM
What is in Dubai water?
Rogi is getting cutter, smarter by the minute...