Disappointing result but Jarkko wasn't going to beat Almagro...
Jarkko has overplayed a bit, won Sydney carrying a small injury and had to retire at the AO, then at the States his back seized up and wasn't able to get any results. He had an ok run at Belgrade.
But in other Jarkko related news, he has founded the Jarkko Nieminen Tennis Academy in Helsinki, a non-profit organization
. He's a good ambassador for tennis in Finland, such a good sport and a good guy (well apart from the swearing that he does quite a bit in matches
. Luckily few umpires understand Finnish