Doha quarter-finals singles results

Having a bad day (Photo by AP Photo/Hassan Ammar)

Having a bad day (Photo by AP Photo/Hassan Ammar)


Rafa lost his quarter final match to Monfils 4-6 4-6. After trading early breaks, the matched settled a bit until Monfils broke Rafa in the ever so important 4-5 service game and took the first set. The second set started off with some tight games – each player holding serve until once again, Monfils broke in the 4-5 game and took the match in just under 1 and a half hours.

Some quick match stats:

Service stats
Aces: 0
Double faults: 2
1st serve percentage: 73%
1st serve points won: 29/46 (63%)
2nd serve points won: 7/17 (41%)
Break points saved: 4/7 (57%)

Return stats
1st return points won: 7/40 (18%)
2nd return points won: 11/17 (65%)
Break points won: 1/1 (100%)

Rafa returns in a bit to play doubles.