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A convincing victory

01.07.2009 | Tennis

Roger did very well getting past Ivo Karlovic’s huge serves today to reach the Wimbledon semifinals with a 6-3, 7-5, 7-6 (3) victory. He is now only two more steps from a record 15th Grand Slam title!


"I love the record I have reaching so many semi-finals in grand slams in a row," said Roger. "Twenty-one, it shows how consistent I have been, how injury-free I have been to be able keep it up for such a long time … to play so well this week, I am really excited."


In a match featuring short points and few rallies, Roger conjured up a few great returns to break the 6-foot-10 Croatian twice. He will now face Tommy Haas in Friday’s semifinals. Haas reached his first Wimbledon semifinal by upsetting No. 4 Novak Djokovic 7-5, 7-6 (6), 4-6, 6-3 today.

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07/03/2009 | 06:54 PM
I can see Roger grasping his sixth Wimbledon championship trophy !

07/03/2009 | 06:53 PM
Roddick won tiebreaker 9-7, thus winning the third set, 7-6. So, he is up 2 sets to 1, no thanks to blowing the chance to serve out the third set.

Go, Andy Roddick.

07/03/2009 | 06:52 PM
Roddick wins it, tough battle, yes!!!!!!! Murray got what he deserves, one set and he is out of here
07/03/2009 | 06:52 PM
great a-rod
07/03/2009 | 06:51 PM
7-7 all.

07/03/2009 | 06:51 PM
Roddick serving and leads in tiebreak 8-7. Great chance here, Andy Roddick. Get an ace and end this set !

07/03/2009 | 06:50 PM
6-6 in the tie breaker.

07/03/2009 | 06:50 PM
7-6 Roddick in the tiebreaker, set point, obviously.

07/03/2009 | 06:49 PM
murray is disgusting with his come ones
07/03/2009 | 06:49 PM
set point Murray, 6-5 in the tiebreaker.
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