“I’ve performed a couple very good matches [this 7 days], specifically yesterday’s match,” mentioned Nadal. “It’s 1 of the greatest matches I have performed in a lengthy time. So I can not go away Madrid not content. I have depart content and just delete what transpired today. I will just keep with the good factors that happened this 7 days, and there are a lot of them, more good than bad. I will try to get better in Rome the emotions. I think I’ve manufactured a phase ahead and I’m enjoying greater. My match is greater.”Turkish qualifier Marsel Ilhan followed up on his wins in opposition to Gianluca Mager and Daniel Gimeno-Traver in the qualifying phase with a straight sets victory in opposition to Adrian Mannarino in the opening round of the principal draw. He beat the Frenchman six-4, 6-1 in a match that noticed him strike three aces and conserve all six of the break details he confronted throughout the match.