Monfils won the duel face Gasquet 100% French knockout round of the tournament in Doha. Comeback missed for Murray, who has lost to the German Mayer. Ferrer has also tripped over the carpet.
After a disappointing match, Gael Monfils won Wednesday against Richard Gasquet (6-2, 7-5) the Franco-French duel knockout tournament in Doha.
An overall one-way match for Gasquet, who suffered back, was not 100% to defend his chances. Beziers goes out the window, who was the defending champion in Doha Quarters, Monfils will face German Daniel Brands who created the surprise by having Spaniard David Ferrer, the world No. 3 (6-4, 7-5). The world’s best have been worth more Wednesday as David Ferrer, Andy Murray is who was eliminated!
The Columbia is indeed tripped over the carpet losing to Germany’s Florian Mayer (3-6, 6-4, 6-2). The Scots, who had swept Mousa Zayed (6-0, 6-0) in the first round, had a serious air hole: he led 3-0 in the second set against Mayer before conceding five sets of row. The winner of last Wimbledon does is not relieved and finally lost in less than two hours (1h 51 ‘).
This is a serious failure for Andy Murray, who was making his comeback after three months of absence to recover from a back injury. Before going to the Australian Open, the first Grand Slam of the season, Columbia will played two matches in two matches and exhibitions on the ATP circuit. A little light. For its part, Florian Mayer will face in the next round to Romanian Victor Hanescu, victorious in three sets to Spaniard Fernando Verdasco, seeded No. 8 (4-6, 7-6, 6-2).
Tennis Rafael Nadal is taking place at the beginning of the season. The Spaniard will still be needed three sets to remove the threat Tobias Kamke (6-3, 6-7, 6-3) after opening match of good quality face Lukas Rosol yesterday (6-2, 7 -6). Seeded No. 1, which remained on the court 2:25 on Wednesday, will face a real test in Latvian Ernests Gulbis, capable of the best but also the worst, to climb in the last four.
Results Of The Second Round:
Gojowczyk (All) – Kohlschreiber (All) 7-6, 7-6
Mayer (All) – Murray (Eco) 4-6, 6-3, 6-2
Hanescu (Rou) – Verdasco (ESP, 8) 4-6, 7-6, 6-2
Brown (All) – Karlovic (Cro) 3-6, 7-6, 6-4
Nadal (Esp, 1) – Kamke (Ger) 6-3, 6-7, 6-3
Gulbis (Let, 7) – Kubot (Pol) 6-2, 4-6, 6-3
Brands (All) – Ferrer (Esp) 6-4, 7-5
Monfils (Fra) – Gasquet (FRA) 6-2, 7-5