The Majorcan had to be used to fund to win in three sets. Follow with discomfort on the fingers of the right hand, which was burnt down on Wednesday. BERDYCH ends with the participation of Nicolas Almagro. Rafael Nadal, second favorite of the tournament, has won Thursday the Spanish duel to Fernando Verdasco 7-6 (5), 6 (4) – 7 and 7-6 (9) in the third round of the Masters 1,000 out of Cincinnati, Ohio (United States), largely by multiple errors from the Madrid tennis, that not has been able to win you never. The match, which lasted three hours and thirty-eight minutes, was an ode to the error, as both players failed on multiple occasions and most affected was Verdasco, who despite his momentum by attacking rival was inconsistent and could not capitalize on several important points. With Nadal away from their usual level discomfort in the fingers to hit backhand, which also plagued him during the match passed before the French Julien Benneteau after suffering a burn to hold a hot dish, Verdasco was launched to attack and showed good makings in the initial games of the first set. The tone of the meeting as Verdasco forced turn on lathe the exchange of ball high through cross strokes, issue that took in controlling Nadal, playing far behind and even did 3-1 in the first round, but his recurring mistakes in almost routine shots allowed the Balearic lifted the adverse score.
The best of the match came in the tie break, because the disputed points were prolonged and both were released at the time of hitting, so it offered powerful shots and agile lances to save the connections of the rival. After seeing in disadvantage, Nadal accelerated the pace and took the first round. The second set was not without errors of both by moments they showed low concentrated, by which gave easy points to the opponent and in the case of Verdasco took view reached its 5-3 advantage and carry sleeve until its latest instances, but could recover and force a third set.