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Daily Archives: June 6, 2009

Public servants take to streets today

The Macau Civil Servants Association (ATFPM) calls for a demonstration on “disagreeing with the latest amendment of the public servants’  career regime and voicing the discontentment towards the unequal offcial’s payroll adjustment” to take place today.
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Tennis: Soderling reaches French Open final

Sweden's Robin Soderling beat Chile's Fernando Gonzalez 6-3, 7-5, 5-7, 4-6, 6-4 to reach the French Open final yesterday.
The Swedish 23rd seed, who knocked out four-time champion Rafael Nadal in the last 16, will now face sentimental favourite Roger Federer, bidding to win a record-setting 14th Grand Slam title, or improving Argentine Juan Martin Del Potro on Sunday for the trophy.
With compatriot and six-time winner Bjorn Borg in support, the 24-year-old clinched a famous victory, coming back from 1-4 down in the final set, to reach his first Grand Slam final.
Soderling, who had never got beyond the third round in any of his 21 previous majors, is the first Swede to reach the final since coach Magnus Norman in 2000 while Mats Wilander was the country's last champion in 1988.
"It's unbelievable. I played well in the first two sets. Then he started to play incredibly well," said the Swede.
"I was down a break in the final set but I said to myself that I have nothing to lose. I started to return great and everything changed.
"I still have far to go with the most difficult match, maybe against Federer, to come on Sunday” – he said.