Rafa & Marc! roll along

(Photo by Matthew Stockman/Getty Images)

(Photo by Matthew Stockman/Getty Images)

Rafa and Marc! took on Brunstrom and Rojer in the first round of doubles. Again, no coverage, but the live scores told a bit of a tale. Rafa and Marc! took the first set 6-2. They went up a break in the second, but Brunstrom/Rojer broke back and pushed it into a tie break. Rafa and Marc! went up 6-0 in the tie break – holding 6 match points. Brunstrom/Rojer won the next 5 points. Finally, on the 12th point, Rafa and Marc! Took the match. Guys, when they call it a 12 point tie break, you don’t have to take it literally!

M Lopez/R Nadal J Brunstrom/J Rojer
Statistics on Serve
Aces 2 5
Double Faults 1 6
1st Serve % 67% 54%
1st Serve Points Won 32/42 (76%) 24/34 (71%)
2nd Serve Points Won 11/21 (52%) 15/29 (52%)
Break Points Saved 3/4 (75%) 6/9 (67%)
Service Games Played 10 10
Statistics on Return
1st Return Points Won 10/34 (29%) 10/42 (24%)
Second Return Points Won 14/29 (48%) 10/21 (48%)
Break Points Won 3/9 (33%) 1/4 (25%)
Return Games Played 10 10
Statistics on Points
Total Service Points Won 43/63 (68%) 39/63 (32%)
Total Return Points Won 24/63(38%) 20/63 (32%)
Total Points Won 67/126 (53%) 59/126 (47%)