Wednesday, March 28, 2012

Rafa in Miami 2012: Fourth Round

(Rafa dominates again!) 

Round of 16 action is completed, and Our Hero, Rafael Nadal, has once again triumphed. He took down Kei Nishikori from Japan 6-4, 6-4 and advances to the quarterfinals.

Nishikori came out strong, and broke to take a 2-1 lead in the first set. But Nadal broke back and then took command of the first set. Rafa then raced off to a 3-0 lead in the second but had to fight off a surge by Nishikori at the end. It was another straight-set victory, but it took 2 hours and 10 minutes - much longer than Rafa's previous two matches. Nishikori put up some fight!

Next up, Nadal is playing Tsonga in the quarterfinals. I've never been a big Tsonga fan. I definitely don't want Rafa to lost to him. Hopefully he'll continue to play his top level tennis! Vamos!

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