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A fantastic comeback

01.06.2009 | Tennis

Roger once again fought back in impressive manner today, coming back from two sets down against Tommy Haas, finally winning the match 6-7(4), 5-7, 6-4, 6-0 and 6-2.


Roger was two sets and 3-4 down facing a break point when he recovered to hold serve and went on to win eight games in a row! He raced to level things up with a 6-0 demolition job in the fourth set and then broke twice in the final set. And with the chance to close out the contest, serving at 5-2 up with a double break, it took Roger just two match points to seal his place in the last-eight as a Haas return went wide at 40-30.


The victory was greeted by massive cheers on Philippe Chatrier Court as Roger is the hot favourite to win the title after Rafael Nadal was beaten yesterday. He will face either France's Gaël Monfils or American Andy Roddick on Wednesday.

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06/03/2009 | 06:54 PM
I prefer Roger to play Gonzales just because I'm more afraid of Soderling - he seems invincible right now. BUT I was so scared too of Monfils and he ended up being nothing today. I don't think he was injured. The commentators said maybe he had a stoma
06/03/2009 | 06:52 PM

The day was beatiful, the sky without clouds and the air was fresh .
Our King Roger knew, that he had a battle to fight, but he was so calm. so relaxed, that he changed his mind. He decided no
06/03/2009 | 06:47 PM
I am with all of you, I keep seeing it in my head, him falling to the ground and the relief for him and for all of his fans. I can't express in words how happy I am that he has in the semis. I thank all of you for your support and helping me through his m
06/03/2009 | 06:45 PM
Who do you guys prefer in the finals against Roger - Soderling or Gonzales?
06/03/2009 | 06:45 PM
Congratulations, Roger!

You did what we all thought you would: a rather short and relatively quick match; three sets in litttle more than two hours. A clear victory, so that there cand be no doubt about who's boss ;-)

I didn't see the match yet and
06/03/2009 | 06:44 PM
Trinimum127, lux lady, Filo and the rest... I couldn't agree more with you guys. I have a strong feeling and with my intuition being right 99% of the time, that Roger will lift the trophy come Sunday, rolling on dirt and crying his eyes and heart out when
06/03/2009 | 06:43 PM
Iam so happy for you
06/03/2009 | 06:41 PM
lux lady******

thank u
06/03/2009 | 06:41 PM
Roger, you are the best !!!!!!
Go for the finals in RG. COME ON !!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

06/03/2009 | 06:41 PM
Same here, I also keep seeing images of Roger falling on the ground in hapiness and joy!
But like you said, I must be patient, one step at a time:)
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