Keeping this brief as we are in Portugal celebrating the wedding of good friends.
Poor Rafa finally succombed to the injury which clearly hampered his progress since the second round.
Those knees have taken alot of punishment over the years and whilst I’m sure this won’t be a permanent issue, it is still worrying in the short-term.
DelPo for his part played well, but I fear for him tomorrow.
Nishikori was visibly weary and had no real answer to Novak’s consistent form, the Serb is hot favourite for tomorrow and the rest of the year.