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Next up: round four

29.03.2010 | Tennis

Roger defeated France's Florent Serra (ATP 61) in a pair of tiebreaks today: 7-6(2), 7-6(3).


Roger displayed some awesome tennis, starting the match well as he raced to a 5-2 lead. But he had to accept a break by his opponent, who managed to level the set at 5-5. As the set went into the tie-break, Roger regained the momentum and spared two points to close it by 7 points to 2. The second set brought an early break in the third game for our maestro, who then consolidated the lead with a double break for 4-1. Serra once again broke Roger to close in the gap, and successfully levelled the set once again at 5-5 with consecutive service breaks. Roger, surprised by the Frenchman's tenacity, failed to grab another break and looked for closure in the tie-break, which progressed as expected, giving Roger a mini-break lead at 3-1. With a lead, he closed the 7-6(2), 7-6(3) match in one hour and 32 minutes of play.


Next up is the winner of the match between Tomas Berdych and Horacio Zeballos.

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03/31/2010 | 01:06 AM
go roger
03/31/2010 | 12:54 AM
I wish you luck in this match!!!!!!
03/31/2010 | 12:26 AM
Dear Roger,

Congratulations on your win against Serra in what turned out to be a tight couple of sets. However, you played two great tie breaks and those net shots you produced in the second set were totally amazing. Good luck against Berdych in your
03/31/2010 | 12:25 AM
Comparisons are easy to make
only when one has tasted peRFection
Like an apple on a tree
Pick the wrong one and
you'll end up with indigestion

People say move on
Where can I go from here?
I won't settle for second best
Its not an option, no fea
03/31/2010 | 12:24 AM
Hi Roger,Congratulations on your win of again a very strange match.Although you played very well with a breathtaking backhand, I also lost my breath two times in the second set when Serra broke your serve two times in a row!!!!Well. maybe my fellow rogerf
03/30/2010 | 11:46 PM
Hello Roger,

Congratulations on reaching the 4th round! I very much enjoyed your match against Serra and I see that I am not the only one. Unbelievable shots and points! It seems to me that there is not much wrong with your fitness ;-) As the tourname
03/30/2010 | 11:39 PM
Excellent win!!!!!
03/30/2010 | 11:15 PM
Congratulations on your win against Serra. Too bad you weren't able to close out the match earlier, maybe the wind played a part or a lapse in concentration plus Serra's fine returns on serve.
All in all, great match, really enjoyed those exquisite winne
03/30/2010 | 11:08 PM
I was there, Roger, and almost caught your wrist band, but some jerk stuck out his hand in front of me. GRRRRRRRRRRR!!!!!!!!!!!!!! I KNOW you intended it for me, wearing my I "heart" Roger t-shirt. :)

Although you were brilliant, you allowed Serra back
03/30/2010 | 11:04 PM
thanks for not giving up!!i dont care the score as long as you WON that games..

good luck on next round! you can DO IT!!again