"First match on blue clay? Ouch. Next time I better bring my skates with me. So slippery out there."Press conference
''To me that's not tennis. Either I come out with football shoes or I invite Chuck Norris to advise me how to play on this court. Center court is impossible to move on. I hit five balls throughout the whole match.
With everything else, I was just trying to keep the ball in the court.It will be interesting to hear the thoughts of Rafa after he has played his match against Davydenko later today.
''When you slide on the red clay you have a feeling you can stop and recover from that step. But here, whatever you do ... you are always slipping. Not a single player - not woman not man - I didn't hear anyone say 'I like blue clay.'