Found October 13, 2011 on Tennis Panorama :
Florian Mayer, GER, during French Open 2011 in Paris; 24/05/2011 – Foto: SCHREYER       By Abigail Hinto SHANGHAI, China -  Visibly disappointed and calling his first serve “terrible,” World No. 2 Rafael Nadal of Spain fell to Germany’s Florian Mayer at the Shanghai Rolex Masters on Thursday 7-6(5), 6-3. Nadal told the media that he felt he was playing well, had a good “line” with his practice and playing since the US Open, and now it was “broken”.  Acknowledging Mayer’s good play,  Nadal was very disappointed with his return of serve especially off the first serve.  Winning only 4 points off Mayer’s first serve, was “terrible.” Mayer on his inspired play and ultimate victory,” it’s a really nice feeling. He’s such a great competitor on court. Yeah, for sure it is the biggest win in my career. Yeah, it feels really nice. I cannot actually believe it right now. But, yeah, the tournament goes on tomorrow so I have to stay focused for the rest of the week. “I’m serving v
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