I genuinely think Nadal is past it. I'm not a fan of the guy as I've pronounced many times, but I can appreciate he is a world class player and I don't like to see a fantastic name in the sport crash like he has recently, one of the best to ever live but he simply refuses to change and adapt his game as he's gotten older. He's 30 now, yes Federer is older but he has changed the way he plays. Nadal, for the first time since 2004 he doesn't 'hold' any grand slams, he's down to 10th (probably slip more after Wimbledon). He needs to change the way he plays, and get a new coach! Yes, it's been great with Uncle Toni but there needs some new blood in the Nadal camp.
Yeah gutted for Ward, I got to sit on court 2 on Thursday with nealbie and watch his R2 match which was amazing stuff, and he came close tonight but it wasn't to be :/
Glad Murray made it through despite the hard 3rd set, quite a spectacle of a result 6-2 6-2 1-6 6-1!