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Roger in round three

12.08.2009 | Tennis

Roger defeated Canadian outsider Frederic Niemeyer to advance 7-6 (3), 6-4 in the second round of the ATP Montreal Masters.

 

"I'm very happy with my game. I reacted well in my first match back," Roger commented. "I played the big points well. I'm very pleased. I'm happy to be back after the long break. We played at a very high level. Frederic has a big serve and is tough."

 

Our number one had a bit of adjusting to do. As the first set failed to produce a break, Roger then took the opener in a tie-break 7-3. Niemeyer continued to battle in the second until Roger finally wore down the Canadian, earning the only break of the match to go up 4-3 before wrapping it up after 86 minutes.

 

Next up is either fellow countryman Stanislas Wawrinka (ATP 22) or Andrej Golubew (ATP 66).

 
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08/14/2009 | 03:22 AM

BRAVO and CONGRATULATIONS Roger!

It was solid, great match. The comentators said: "It was really good performance from World No ONE".
Stan played well but you won and you are in QF now! I'm happy for you.

Good luck tomorrow against JWTsonga.
08/14/2009 | 03:21 AM
Congrats Roger! Good Luck until finals!
08/14/2009 | 03:17 AM
GO ROGER.
08/14/2009 | 03:16 AM
Great match Roger and again it's very late for me but I want to see every match and wow I enjoyed.
Have a good rest.
It was so great to see how the crowd stand up and you good read the congratulations.
Wish you, Mirka and the girls all the best.
wit
08/14/2009 | 03:15 AM
congrats!!!...go roger. good luck in round three.
08/14/2009 | 03:15 AM
Yes, a win is a win for Roger.
But almost blowing a huge lead in that 2nd set tiebreak and blowing all of those match points and almost the tiebreak and set is embarrassing and inexcusable.
Loss of focus and game.
That was horrible error after mistake
08/14/2009 | 03:12 AM
congratulation,roger!you are the NO.1,against champion,go,go,roger!!!!
08/14/2009 | 03:01 AM
amazing play. i can't say anything else Roger. too strong, beautiful shots, unreal ones and amazing play. beautifully strong play. congratulate Roger, i wish you the best rest and waiting for you, seeing you again very much!!! take good care of yourself!!
08/14/2009 | 02:59 AM
Federer won 6-3 7-6..
Shmae how match ended for Stan netted a easy net shot..otherwise it cud have been close
08/14/2009 | 02:58 AM
well it's 3am here and I have to get to bed! Glad that Federer won in 2 sets rather than three!
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