I know it's disappointing, but I was in Hamburg for the qualiying, I was Seb's matches and they were great, they were my personal highlights of the week-end (together with the match Serra-Horna). People were supporting him a lot, the crowd was totally into his matches, it didn't feel at all like a qualifying match. He made the
sign to the crowd when he left the court yesterday, he probably was very disappointed, but I don't think it was an entirely negative experience for him, it wasn't a dull defeat in an anonymous qualifying match.
I'll post more later, I don't have much time right now.