wb04federer_roddick

Points won by each set: | 30-36, 42-35, 43-36, 35-30 |
Points won directly behind the serve:
29 % Federer – 46 of 154
30 % Roddick – 41 of 133

Federer had a game point to lead 5:0 in the 2nd set! In the 3rd set, he trailed *2:4, and had saved break points in two games of the 4th set before broke Roddick at 3-all. The Swiss finished the championships with an ace. After that final Federer led 6-1 in their H2H and initiated a streak of four one-sided matches when it was clear that his superiority over the seemingly toughest rival was overwhelming.

Federer’s route to his 17th title:
1 Alex Bogdanovic 6-3, 6-3, 6-0
2 Alejandro Falla 6-1, 6-2, 6-0
3 Thomas Johansson 6-3, 6-4, 6-3
4 Ivo Karlovic 6-3, 7-6(3), 7-6(5)
Q Lleyton Hewitt 6-1, 6-7(1), 6-0, 6-4
S Sebastien Grosjean 6-2, 6-3, 7-6(6)
W Andy Roddick 4-6, 7-5, 7-6(3), 6-4

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