Rafael Nadal *3-3 Daniil Medvedev
An unreturned serve and two aces from Medvedev en-route to a quick hold to 15. This is all very easy on his serve so far.
We have already seen a couple of serve and volley attempts from Nadal and, given Medvedev’s deep return position, we will see more.
He is unsurprisingly trying to mix up his shots as much as possible and particularly to expose Medvedev’s flat strokes with his low, biting slice. Just a few too many errors early on from Nadal.Continue reading...