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Monday's final: Roger vs. del Potro

14.09.2009 | Tennis

Roger will face Juan Martin del Potro in Monday's US Open final after beating Novak Djokovic in straight sets 7-6(3), 7-5, 7-5.

 

It is the third year running that Roger has beaten Djokovic in New York as he is now only one last step away from his sixth consecutive title! No one has won six U.S. titles in a row since Bill Tilden in the 1920s and no player has captured three Slams in a row in the same year since Rod Laver's 1969 Grand Slam sweep.

 

The most amazing moment of the semi-final was clearly Roger's forehand hit between the legs which he swatted past an amazed Djokovic into the empty part of the court. "I practice them a lot actually but they never work," Roger said. "That's why I guess it was the greatest shot I ever hit in my life." Having seen a TV replay himself, he commented "That's unbelievable!" His magical shot brought up a match point for Roger. Novak Djokovic did have his chances throughout the match, but was unable to seize them. So Roger took advantage and made everyting clear after 2 hours 34 minutes.

 

Monday's final will bring Roger's seventh career meeting with Del Potro, our champ having won their previous six meetings.

 
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09/15/2009 | 02:28 AM
We must accept that

Federer can not play well every time
09/15/2009 | 02:28 AM
Never Mind. But more frustrating part is to see federer going back to early 2009 where he struggled with his returns and serves and lost many matches. Thats the sad part.
09/15/2009 | 02:27 AM
And Del Potro won.

Roger did not deserve to win. Whenever you serve 79 mph second serves and 10 double faults, you don't deserve to win. And especially with more unforced errors than winners.

It was a blown opportunity by Roger.
09/15/2009 | 02:27 AM
great game...del potro deserved it in the end too many unforced errors by roger...disappointing but happy for del potro

good run roger
09/15/2009 | 02:27 AM
*****POKAH22***

THIS SHOWS YOU DONT YOU EVER TALK
LIKE THAT AGAIN TO ME AS YOU DID
TODAY.

HAVE A NICE DAY AND TAKE CARE
09/15/2009 | 02:27 AM
Oh my god, would y'all relax. So he lost. He was going for his 6th in a row.
09/15/2009 | 02:26 AM
79 mph second serve ?

how can you win with that ?

09/15/2009 | 02:25 AM
deuce. hope Roger can at least make Del Potro serve it out.

09/15/2009 | 02:25 AM
match point. not enough first serves. And too many weak second serves.

Way too many unforced errors.

09/15/2009 | 02:24 AM
federer is losing that's it i love him 4 ever