WIMBLEDON – Second, fourth and fifth seeds Rafael Nadal, Andy Murray and Jo-Wilfred Tsonga, respectively have reached the second round at Wimbledon. All men moved on with straight set victories on Centre Court on Tuesday.
Nadal overcame a 0-4 first set deficit to right himself to 7-6 (0), 6-2, 6-3 win over Brazilian Thomaz Bellucci.
The Spaniard discussed his poor start: “Well, happened that I had the breakpoint in the first game, so I think I played a good first game” Nadal said. But he had a few chances at the first, and then two great serves in the advantage in the middle to the tee.
“Then I played bad game with my serve. Even I think I have game point for me, or few chances, but I had a few mistakes with my forehand.
“And then he hit a fantastic returns in the 3‑0, so he played a great game. I was lucky to be back, that’s the thing. I feel lucky after 4‑0 to be able to win the set.
“I think today I didn’t play my best match. I think especially at the first set I played li