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Roger cruises into round three

24.06.2009 | Tennis

Roger produced a sublime display to beat Guillermo Garcia-Lopez in the second round at Wimbledon today. It took him just 89 minutes to secure the 6-2, 6-2, 6-4 victory.

 

"The opponents are only going to get tougher. I'm playing great at the moment, and I hope it is going to last," he said. Roger server brilliantly, losing only three points on his first serve and breaking his opponent regularly. He was in superb touch as he broke twice to take the first set 6-2 and, after saving two break points early in the second, a stunning winner saw him break as he won the set 6-2. He then eased through the third set 6-4.

 

After a break on Thursday, Roger will face Philipp Kohlschreiber in round three on Friday. He has won all three encounters with the German so far.

 

 

 

 
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06/27/2009 | 06:09 PM
Congrats ROGER!! Nice Match.
06/26/2009 | 05:44 PM
That was an awesome win against PK, Roger. You tried to relax a bit in the 3rd set when up 2 sets and a break, but PK fought back with full gear. It didn't worry me cos I know he would be out of stamina in the 4th set. It was a good match and PK played re
06/26/2009 | 05:38 PM
Congrats. Roger, enjoyable match.
Congrats. fans..
Next is Soderling: You heard his "YOKE" (joke): He said Roger beat him 10 times now but nobody beats him 11 times in a row..
He better be wrong again :) :) :)

It was good to see Mirka in your box
06/26/2009 | 05:34 PM
Great Job reaching 4th round.....Soderling won't be easy

Good Luck Champion.....i believe you will figure it out and advance to the best 8th
06/26/2009 | 05:23 PM
O, dears I was so excited., I made a lot of mistakes in writing!!!
Lux Lady you are quite right about the draw, and talking about the crowd-you are right as well. They don't want to see Roger playing Murray!!! They are afraid! But God will help our cham
06/26/2009 | 05:12 PM
Go ROger...you only have to bis what you did in Paris against Sodering!!! WOW!!!
06/26/2009 | 05:09 PM

BRAVO and CONGRATULATIONS dear Roger!!!

Beautiful! GREAT win against tough opponent!
Good luck against Soderling in next round.
You CAN do it again!

Best wishes,

Ewa
06/26/2009 | 05:07 PM
Congratulations on a great win against a worthy opponent whose tremendous battle gave you a good workout to prepare you for who or what's coming!
06/26/2009 | 04:58 PM
No - Kohlschreiber just suddenly turned up his game to full throttle - Roger just didn't play quite as well in the third set with more UE's but Kohl also played much better - it was very close - went to a tie-breaker and can't remember final score of the
06/26/2009 | 04:56 PM
26 aces so far in just the first two sets for Karlovic!
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