Timmy's title defense in Basel, Switzerland began today as he blasted past former top tenner Cedric Pioline. 6-1, 6-4.
"Ferrero's going to be a tough one for anybody. This guy is the real deal already. He's got a chance at going a long, long way. This guy could be the best Spanish player ever; that's saying something." - John McEnroe, June 2000