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Roger defeated in final

16.05.2010 | Tennis

Roger was unable to defend his Madrid title today. In a remake of last year's final, Roger was defeated in straight sets 4-6, 6-7(5) by Rafael Nadal this time.

Both players dropped serve early in the first set before Nadal broke to lead 4-3 and went on to bring the set home, even though Roger had quite a few chances of swinging it around. In the second set, Nadal claimed a tightly contested tiebreaker after two breaks of serve each. All in all, Roger even scored one more point than Rafa (46:45), but was not at his best during the critical phases of the match, simply committing too many errors. 

But our champ certainly showed that he is more than ready for the French Open which starts May 25.

 
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05/19/2010 | 01:01 PM
BRING ON THE FRENCH!!!
05/19/2010 | 12:23 PM
roger,

i have been your fan since the day you defeated pete sampras at wimbledon and since then i have followed your illustrious career. i am your loyal fan here in the philippines.
i wish your 2nd roland garros title., and more championship trophies.
05/19/2010 | 11:35 AM
Dear Fedex....
i saw the whole match....
u were not playing ur best....
but u fought really well....
u had chances to take second set as well as the first set....
but ur serve was not as usual...
but the main thing is that u were looking that U Are
05/19/2010 | 11:22 AM
heyy baby,
no worries ya!!!!!!! its k u lost dude...........not such a big issue!!!!!!!!
as long as u do well n win at RG, m satified!!!!!!!!

plzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzz prepare prfctly wel 4 RG.........u knw how imp it is........rather how imp
05/19/2010 | 04:15 AM
Hi Roger,
Very unlucky day. Well, you still have the French open. This time it will be your Lucky day.

rl123
05/19/2010 | 04:14 AM
Hi Roger,
Very unlucky day. Well, you still have the French open. This time it will be your Lucky day.

rl123
05/19/2010 | 12:21 AM
I'm proud of you, Roger, the way you fought.

You are making progress with each tournament. French Open, here we come!
05/18/2010 | 09:25 PM
I went to watch your match against David Ferrer in semifinal, and you were great!!
I hope you were the same in Roland Garros!
Good luck, Rog!
05/18/2010 | 09:21 PM
it doesn't matter, Rog, and U know we'll stay here whatever happens, don't you?
Good luck for Roland Garros, Champ!
We believe in U! C'MON!!
05/18/2010 | 06:27 PM
forget about nadal his game is always the same moonball on the forehand over to rogers backhand the thing is if roger serves well he can beat them all ive watched alot of nadals matches and players are defenitely making inroads on him its not a cert he w
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