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Rafa moved through to the next round after a retirement from David Ferrer, who seemed to have issues with his knee (to which Rafa seemed ready to commiserate. I imagine them sitting around the locker room, staring balefully at their knees). Rafa wasn’t playing all that well, struggling with unforced errors and his serve. To me he seemed a little rusty, not quite into the groove of a match the way he usually is. A win is a win, however, and I’m sure he’ll take it. As will I.