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Roger just makes it through!

27.11.2009 | Tennis

Roger had to face a second consecutive defeat by Juan Martin Del Potro today, but has nevertheless qualified for the semi-finals at the World Tour Finals in London! Our champ lost 2-6, 7-6(5) and 3-6.


There was quite some confusion regarding the tournament regulations today, but it was eventually clear that Roger needed to win just one set in order to book a spot in the semis. Del Potro served excellently and also showed a strong display, especially in the starting phase. Roger battled to stay in the match and waited until the very last moment to make it to the next round as he fought back from a mini-break back in the tie-break to eventually convert the first set-point he had.


In the end, all came down to one game, with Roger winning the group and Del Potro pipping Andy Murray courtesy of his 45 games won to 43 lost, while the Scot's record read 44-43!

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11/28/2009 | 04:03 PM
He needs to start his matches a lot faster, he can't play his way into them, it's too risky.
11/28/2009 | 04:03 PM

still around, you moron?
11/28/2009 | 04:02 PM
thats nothing.stay calm Roger!!you can do it,dont let anything disturb you!
11/28/2009 | 04:02 PM
Oakel, you are absolutely right, Federer does not belong to top 8 players... He is playing more badly than me..
11/28/2009 | 04:01 PM
Hehe, loosing the set,. :-)))
11/28/2009 | 04:01 PM
Get off the court your shameful right now
11/28/2009 | 04:00 PM
Federer just hasn't played enough tennis since the US Open. He hasn't found his groove yet, he has been struggling to find his serve all week and that's why he's lost the opening sets in everyone of his matches this week.
11/28/2009 | 03:59 PM
What the heck are you doing?? get a new racket with a bigger frame you can hit with a frame that small you break then get broken why
11/28/2009 | 03:58 PM
Andy Murray is a number one in a short time, it is clear...
11/28/2009 | 03:56 PM
Roger breaks. ****oakel2***, PLZ watch your tongue