Rafa defeats Dimitrov

Ankle taping (AP Photo/Ermindo Armino)

Ankle taping (AP Photo/Ermindo Armino)


This time, Rafa decided to freak us all out by calling for the trainer to get an ankle re-taped and dropping the second set. I guess that’s okay as long as the trend doesn’t progress to dropping the third set next round. Final score: 7-5 3-6 6-2

Some stats for Rafa:
Aces: 3
Double faults: 1
1st Serve %: 61%
Win % on 1st serve: 73% (37/51)
Win % on 2nd serve: 67% (22/33)
Break Point Conversions: 50% (4/8)
Total Points Won: 54% (95/176)