Doha singles R16 results

(Photo by Julian Finney/Getty Images)

(Photo by Julian Finney/Getty Images)

He didn’t play as crisply as he did against Santoro, but Rafa rolled past Slovakian qualifer Karol Beck today 6-1 6-2. With a first serve percentage of just 57%, Rafa’s serve was a bit off during the match, but that didn’t stop him from winning 90% of his first serve and 53% of his second serve points. Some quick match stats:

Service stats
Aces: 2
Double faults: 3
1st serve percentage: 57%
1st serve points won: 18/20 (90%)
2nd serve points won: 8/15(53%)
Break points saved: 1/2 (50%)

Return stats
1st return points won: 19/33 (58%)
2nd return points won: 11/16 (69%)
Break points won: 6/9 (67%)

Rafa returns in a bit to play doubles. Tomorrow he’ll play Monfils in the singles quarter final round.