Originally Posted by pds999
It's not 50:50 even if Delpo is fresh. That court plays as much like a claycourt as anything outside the red stuff itself. Topspin bites a lot on the rough surface and the ball bounces high. Perfect for Rafa. Not so much for Delpo.
Delpo beat Nadal on a similar court a week ago and thats the same argument for why he couldn't win today, he couldn't hit through Novak.