Obvious start would be Rafael’s antics on Centre Court this afternoon. Scared the shit out of me, as I’m sure you can all guess, the first 4 games. I mean, we all know he usually takes a while to settle into matches but THAT was just terrifying. He was missing forehands he would never, ever miss normally and it scared me, to see him so uncomfortable. It was painful to see him clearly distressed, both at his own game and Thomaz’s excellent forehands and serving. Still, I never had any doubt he’d win it and he got through it 7-6(7-0) 6-2 6-3. Hoping his next match will be easier.
Fallen completely in love with David Goffin. Loved him dearly at Roland Garros, even when he took a set off Roger, and he’s been flawless once again on grass. Super proud this is only his first time at Wimbledon, through to the second round <3 It was an excellent match, Tomic being sloppy at times, but once Daveed relaxed he took complete control. Seriously, watch out for this guy this year.
Delpo got through! Watched the last two sets of Andy Murray’s match, he looks in comfortable shape and I’m very glad he doesn’t seem to be bothered by any injuries, his back looks ok.
Ferru didn’t get to finish his match so I’ll catch the end of that tomorrow.
Roger plays Fognini tomorrow, which I’m super excited about because it’s the first match in quite a while I’ve seen where I adore both players. Unfortunately I won’t be around for it but will make sure I record it! Expecting straight sets.
VAMOS AND ALLEZ as always