Originally Posted by corners
If I remember right that first set featured lots of Federer sliced returns that landed right at the service mark, which really seemed to throw off Nadal, like he didn't know what to do with that ball. TV cut to Roche several times and I remember thinking, "Clever old fox, you." That was probably the last time Fed received dividends for hitting slices in large doses to Nadal.
that was a feature of that whole match, not just the first set ..
nadal committed quite a few errors of his FH wing because of that ... his BH however was on fire and he hit loads of winners with it ..