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Roger eases into quarters

29.06.2009 | Tennis

Roger won his fourth-round match today at The Championships in Wimbledon. It was the second time this month that he defeated Sweden's Robin Söderling, this (eleventh) time the result reads 6-4, 7-6(5), 7-6(5).

 

"This was a serving contest and so it's hard to judge my form just by this match but I have been happy with the way I played in the first week. It was a really dangerous match and thank God he served a double fault because it could have been a fourth set," Roger said.

 

Roger won the first set by breaking the Swede in the 10th game. After that, both players held serve until the end of the match, fighting closely in both tie-breaks. Söderling took a 3-2 lead in both of those, but Roger once again showed his class during the important points, eventually taking home both sets. He is now 69-1 in his last 70 matches on grass overall!

 

Roger will now meet either Fernando Verdasco (ESP) or Ivo Karlovic (CRO) in the quarter finals on Wednesday.

 
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07/01/2009 | 04:13 PM
people just cool down talking about
haas will be djokovic because it is wishfull
thinking because has just lost his service
and djokovic is leading 4-3 so the third
is decided. going for a fourth maybe a fifth
07/01/2009 | 04:12 PM
Your service, elegant and impressive, no one else on earth could serve like that.

Ivo Karlovic's service is very good, I think you'll agree that, so, you will agree this too : Murry's service cannot be better than Ivo Karlovic's, right?

Passing shot
07/01/2009 | 04:11 PM
Does anybody doubt that Roger will get the prize cup again?.. Not me!
07/01/2009 | 04:08 PM
CONGRATS, CONGRATS!!
07/01/2009 | 04:08 PM
Now ESPN/NBC under contract wants to show Roger's match, meanwhile, Djoko is still battling it out with Haas, Haas needs to focus in this 3rd set if he wants to win.
07/01/2009 | 04:07 PM
21st GS SF!! Your match was almost flawless, Roger. Sublime... brilliant!!

The comms on fromsports live stream, John Lloyd, Boris and another man, just LOVE you. It was a pleasure listening to them instead of Brad Illbert (***willsson came up with tha
07/01/2009 | 04:06 PM
once again! you're the master! you knew what you have to do and you did it is so well!!!! We all know it was not easy breaking Karlovic's services but with you playing, all looks soooo easy!!!
thanks for a wonderful match!
07/01/2009 | 04:05 PM
Wonderful grass court tennis, Roger!! Congratulations for getting to your 21st consecutive GS semi-final. Keep it going!!

Cheers,
MC
07/01/2009 | 04:03 PM
Standup Standup for the champion........you the best in the world.........Semi-final here we come.....zzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzz quiet cos genius is at work
07/01/2009 | 04:02 PM
Dear Roger
You are magnificent! You were magnificent and you will always be MAGNIFICENT! Thank you dear, for making me happy, for making all of us who truly love you, the happiest today! Thank you, dear, God bless you! Good luck,
Love Mimi
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