Good to see someone other than Richard totally crumble.
But kudos to Richard
for staying focused and NOT choking when he certainly had opportunitites to do so serving for the first 2 sets. And if only Richard could crack the ball all the time like he did in the last set when the match was in the bag.
Richard did blow some BP chances but at least he blew most of them trying to be aggressive - didn't always work but he tried. Overall solid first match now we need Gonzo to wear out the big guy a bit more.