Decent enough performance for the first match on grass. Mathieu played pretty well after a shaky start but Murray was just too good. Everyone aspect of Grassray's game beats Clayray's, especially serve.
His serve always seems to click right into place on the grass, here's hoping that continues. Saw quite a lot of the match and thought Mathieu played pretty well, attacked Andy's 2nd serve better than most players do. Thought Andy was playing somewhat within himself in actual rallies, but still some decent stuff.
Routine win, solid serving, never broken- all you can ask for in a first round win.
Hopefully he'll become a bit sharper on return, could have been a very lopsided score if he converted a few more bps.
Thiem delivers a double bagel, a very solid match, much improved. He was extremely solid from the baseline and looked comfortable throughout, Pichler clearly didn't have the power but Thiem still had to get the job done.
It will be a learning curve for Pichler who is currently 479 in the...
We will continue to simulate the season with the second Grand Slam of 2020 - Roland Garros. The draw for the events will be completely randomized. Qualifiers are randomized as well and the WCs are chosen by me.
ALL-NEW - You may only vote ONCE EVERY TWO HOURS this week AND matches are best of...
Part of the reason for Djokovic and Federer's major success is their ability to be basically injury free. Its not an ability, maybe its genetics, training, etc. Regardless Djokovic and Federer have enjoyed probably 12+ years on the tour, practically injury free.
Federer had his back issues and...