The world number one will face the Austrian Melzer in the next round.
Rafa Nadal has qualified for the second round of the 1000 Shanghai Masters after beating Stanislas Wawrinka 6-4, 6-4. The world number one will face the Austrian Melzer in the next round .
Launched the Spanish came to Shanghai after winning brilliantly in Tokyo . The world number one was facing an opponent for a second round incomdísimo. Wawrinka, one of the most talented players on the circuit, represented a serious threat to him Rafa debut in the tournament.
Could not start the game better for the interests of the Spanish and the Swiss dropped his serve in the first game. Apathy and lack of pace cost Wawrinka finally set to compatriot Federer was not able to break Nadal's serve throughout the match. Wawrinka took to get into the game, but did so dramatically. Swiss quality from the bottom of the track started to create many problems especially with Rafa backhand.
The aggressiveness of the Swiss was on the rise, seeking the coveted that break would never come. Nadal solved the first shock and raised a menacing 15-40 at 3-2. From the time the first set was shot and finished with 6-4 in favor of number one in the world.
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At the beginning of the second set it seemed that Wawrinka had found a way to hurt the Spanish. Thanks to a powerful first serve the Swiss network was launched again and again taking advantage of the speed of China's surface. Nadal was surprised and cost him something to read the change in strategy of their rival. However, the Spanish not far behind and with an aggressiveness worthy of praise, rose to the network with a brutal efficiency (9 rises to 9 points earned).
The break was reluctant until it was always dangerous 3-3. Nadal got much more inside the court, forcing Wawrinka to play long lines. The errors of the Swiss did not take long and half a game ruled pointing Rafa the game. Almost without suffering, thanks to the errors of big rival and consistency of his game, Nadal won the final 6-4. In the second round expected austriazo Jurgen Melzer, who got rid of Daniel Gimeno-Traver Spanish.