Oh hi, Shanghai!
To get his Shanghai campaign underway, Rafa took on #34 Alexandr Dolgopolov on the main court today. It was a pretty routine match with Rafa taking the first set thanks to one break and the second with two. He’s through to the third round 6-3, 6-2 where he’ll face Berlocq.
I didn’t get to really watch the match (just listen), but from what was being said on twitter, it seems like Rafa was playing better and with more spring in his step than in Beijing. What did you guys think?
|Statistics on Serve|
|1st Serve %||83%||59%|
|1st Serve Points Won||33/40 (83%)||18/24 (75%)|
|2nd Serve Points Won||4/8 (50%)||7/17 (41%)|
|Break Points Saved||0/0 (%)||2/5 (40%)|
|Service Games Played||9||8|
|Statistics on Return|
|1st Return Points Won||6/24 (25%)||7/40 (18%)|
|Second Return Points Won||10/17 (59%)||4/8 (50%)|
|Break Points Won||3/5 (60%)||0/0 (%)|
|Return Games Played||8||9|
|Statistics on Points|
|Total Service Points Won||37/48 (77%)||25/41 (61%)|
|Total Return Points Won||16/41 (39%)||11/48 (23%)|
|Total Points Won||53/89 (60%)||36/89 (40%)|
|Net Approaches||4/4 (100%)||2/5 (40%)|