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Roger starts successfully

14.01.2009 | Tennis

Roger has started his preparation for the Australian Open well. He defeated Spaniard Carlos Moya in the AAMI Classic at Kooyong with ease 6-2, 6-3.

 

The match lasted just 57 minutes with Roger bouncing back from defeats to Andy Murray in Abu Dhabi and in Doha."I was a little rusty in the beginning, missed quite a few forehands, but I thought it was a good match overall," he said. "There were a few gusts of wind, which makes it not easy to play, but I felt like I was playing okay today."

 

Roger's next opponent will be Spanish Davis Cup hero Fernando Verdasco, who had little trouble defeating rising Croatian star Marin Cilic 6-2 7-5. Roger will be looking to add to his tally of 13 Grand Slam victories at Melbourne Park next week.

 
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01/15/2009 | 05:22 AM
what a return again and the bh!!!! amazing!!!
01/15/2009 | 05:21 AM
Tiebreak. Aieeeeeee!
01/15/2009 | 05:21 AM
It's TB now
01/15/2009 | 05:20 AM
Go Champ!
01/15/2009 | 05:19 AM
Go Roger, go ...
01/15/2009 | 05:16 AM
6-5 Roger in the 3rd. Verdasco serves to stay in it.
01/15/2009 | 05:16 AM
go rog !
01/15/2009 | 05:15 AM
***Fedfan7, It's 5-all in the 3rd. Roger is serving. It's a tense match right now.
01/15/2009 | 05:13 AM
Please, someone--
What's the score in the third set?
01/15/2009 | 05:11 AM
what a return again now with bh and the fh winner!!!!