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A start in straight sets

31.08.2009 | Tennis

Roger got his bid for a sixth consecutive US Open title going in convincing fashion with a comfortable 6-1, 6-3, 7-5 victory over Devin Britton.


Roger now has a winning streak of 35 matches at the US Open. He started perfectly, sending down an ace as he won the first game to love on the way to a 3-0 lead, dropping just one point in the process and then wrapping up the first set in 18 minutes. In the second set, he answered a break by his opponent with a re-break, then taking a 2-0 lead in sets. The third set was more evenly contested but having again gone a break up at 4-3, Britton was again immediately overpowered by our champ, losing his serve and eventually the match.


Roger will play his next round against Germany's Simon Greul (ATP 65).

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09/03/2009 | 03:12 AM
Woh!!!! wasn't that great, Roger was that quick to get that drop shot, forces the error from Gruel and breaks him, will serve for the match. OMG!!!!!!!! This is harder than I thought, go Roger go. That drop shot that Roger got back was the turning point i
09/03/2009 | 03:11 AM
break fed
09/03/2009 | 03:11 AM
Roger breaks & now serves for the match.
09/03/2009 | 03:10 AM
I can't believe Roger is still out here playing, this should have been over like 30mins ago. Roger missed his break chances, break Roger pls
09/03/2009 | 03:07 AM
Roger needs to break here now and serve for the match just like he did in the second set. Go Roger, don't let it get to a tie break.
09/03/2009 | 03:04 AM
5-4, Roger serving to stay in the 3rd set, he has to find a way pull it through. Hang in there Roger, I was frozen for a sec there
09/03/2009 | 02:59 AM
too strong. beautiful play. this break back was a big break to Greul hold on serve Roger!!!
09/03/2009 | 02:58 AM
Roger is not off. This is just a usual play. It's 3-4 now.
09/03/2009 | 02:57 AM
fed has waked up
09/03/2009 | 02:54 AM
greul is showing federer all the corners
of the court
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