During David's match against Malisse last night, one of the BBC (I believe) commentators was asked who his third pick for the Monte Carlo crown was.
His notes were:
- Coria hasn't proven nearly enough to be considered a contender for the title.
- Ljubicic will struggle on the surface.
- Third pick for the crown goes undoubtedly to Nalbandian.
But what really caught my interest, is how he later said; Nalbandian should go far in this tournament, and maybe be considered better than no.3 for the title.
It's refreshing for every fan to hear a former pro speak confidently of Dave's ability.