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The perfect final

26.10.2008 | Tennis

Roger won the Swiss Indoors in Basel, his hometown tournament, for the third straight year! He beat second-seeded David Nalbandian of Argentina 6-3, 6-4.

 

It is the 57th career title for Roger, who rifled eight aces and broke Nalbandian once in each set. He never allowed Nalbandian a break chance. "Things are back into a groove the way I like it. I'm happy with the way I'm playing," Roger said. "It feels great to win at home. Once you had it you want more of it and you want to do it over and over again." Nalbandian said Roger's performance was among the best he has faced in their long rivalry that began as juniors. Roger always kept the pressure high and showed an almost perfect match. He was extremely happy with his performance.

 

Also a finalist in 2000 and 2001, our champ extended his winning streak to 15 matches at this hard court tournament. It is also his fourth title of the season. He is 4-4 in finals this season and 63-13 overall.

 

The celebrations with Roger's family and friends as well as in the sponsor's lounges were great and Roger is off to a well deserved rest. He doesn't know whether he will be playing in the Paris Masters starting Monday, where he is seeded No. 2 behind Rafael Nadal and has a first-round bye. "I'm feeling sort of OK right now, but we'll see how I feel tomorrow."

 
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10/27/2008 | 07:39 AM
Dear Roger,

Congratulation!
It's a wonderful match. I really enjoy it.
10/27/2008 | 07:39 AM
Roger!Congratulations!!!WELL DONE!!!
10/27/2008 | 07:35 AM
BROVO! Roger
Congratulations **
Be healthy & Take care

Love,
M-a-M

10/27/2008 | 07:32 AM
Way to go Roger!!
All the best!
10/27/2008 | 07:32 AM
Congratulations, dearest Roger!

Just wonderful. You look so happy! I'm so proud of you. Enjoy your time with your family and friends.
Whether you are going to Paris or not, I'll respect your decision.

All my love,
Kei
Your Japanese fan forever
10/27/2008 | 07:31 AM
Well Played Roger!!!!!!

Truly deserved it!!

Way to go buddy!

Good luck in Paris! Cheers! Jenz
10/27/2008 | 07:17 AM
Many Congratulations, Roger!!

This must be a very special win, I'm so happy for you! It's great to see you playing so well and looking happy in your interviews. It's so nice also to see pictures of you and the ball kids; you're a sweet guy, no wonder y
10/27/2008 | 07:13 AM
CONGRATULATIONS,ROGER!!
I watched your winning shot on SF Sport Video.What a superb shot!What a great match!!
I love you and your beautiful tennis forever.
Good luck for the next tornament in Paris and Shanghai (???)
"You are still the ONE." I always
10/27/2008 | 07:11 AM
Roger,
Congrats !!
Take it easy, don't go to Paris if you are not feeling 100%, leave some good energy left for Shanghai, will luv for you take the title there once again !
Blessings.
10/27/2008 | 07:05 AM
Yes! This is waht we've waited to see. Close to perfection. Elegant, graceful, winderful and victorious. Great! Hope you feel good enough for Paris.