Re: Nadal starts Wimbledon with a victory over Beck 6-4 6-4 7-6(0)
Good match to start the tournament. I bet he's disappointed in himself for not taking advantage of those bp's in the 3rd set, but Beck served his way out of jail those times.
As for Beck, with that serve and what ground strokes I saw, he could be a good little player. That is, if he gets over that seemingly severe aversion to the net. I thought the net had grown teeth in the first two sets the way he was avoiding it. Did he get caught in the net as a child and therefore scarring him for life or something? He came in more in the 3rd, and had more success, although it didn't matter in the end.
Rafa served very well, and his UE's were few and far between. He'll need to keep that up against Gulbis, and he'll need to pick up his return game a few notches. Should be a good match.
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