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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 | 02:14 AM
That was a better game Roger - some great points. Hope he can break Wawrinka now...
08/14/2009 | 02:12 AM
***dena-pena

they wrote "Félicitations Roger - Mirka" with 2 little hearts.
I hope Dame Mirka was watching TV!
08/14/2009 | 02:09 AM
He seems to have lost concentration now. Maybe this won't be his set. Hope he picks up again. Lots of balls into the net lately.
08/14/2009 | 02:06 AM
thanks for the link - urrgggggg Roger broken early in the second set. I didn't get to see when he won the first set but he seems to be playing well but Stan is a good player too.
08/14/2009 | 02:06 AM
just got broken because he made sloppy errors
08/14/2009 | 01:54 AM
what was written there?i havent seen that:)
08/14/2009 | 01:52 AM
yeah very nice match....but im so tired but i wanna watch it....morning i have to wake up in school:D:D
08/14/2009 | 01:51 AM
Very nice gesture from the organisators here on round 3 to congratulate you and Mirka (with panels lifted by the public).

I was afraid you could loose concentration, but no, you even did the break going into 5/3 and then won the 1st set!
08/14/2009 | 01:50 AM
amazing match and play. amazing with uncountable many beautiful shots, all kinds of shots, amazingly!!!
08/14/2009 | 01:48 AM
cena-pena

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