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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 | 01:56 AM
Roger slacking again in 2nd set, as usual. buckle up Roger pls.
09/03/2009 | 01:49 AM
I love Roger's outfit in this night match!!
09/03/2009 | 01:47 AM
The first set for Federer 6/3
09/03/2009 | 01:40 AM
u r lucky to be there pokah22. It's 5-2. Go Roger
09/03/2009 | 01:32 AM
Federer in black

4/1 now for Fed ..

09/03/2009 | 01:31 AM
Parfait!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!Go Roger!!!!!!!!!! 4-1 make it quick and snappy.
09/03/2009 | 01:28 AM
Good luck, Roger! ;)
09/03/2009 | 01:27 AM
Ok guys, I am at Arthur Ashe stadium watchig Roger live. Looks like he means business today unlike when he played his first match. This Guel of a guy seems to have a big serve so Roger will have to match him serve by serve and put in a lot of aces to win
09/03/2009 | 12:57 AM

Good luck in today match, you can do it you are the best, come on!!!!
09/03/2009 | 12:54 AM
good luck Roger and take good care of yourself!!!