"I started so-so in the first set, but after that I start to hit very well the forehand and I think I finished playing a very good level," Nadal said.
On Day 3 Rafa beat Ryan Sweeting 6-3, 6-2, 6-4 and will now play in the third round on Friday against Gilles Muller.
Novak Djokovic has also reached the 3rd round quite easily, defeating Jeremy Chardy of France 6-4, 6-1, 6-1 and in the second round beating Kevin Anderson of South Africa 6-3, 6-4, 6-2. Novak will face the always tough No. 32 Marcos Baghdatis.
|Novak dives across the court to hit a backhand.|
Roger Federer returned to Wimbledon to try and gain his 17th Grand Slam trophy. In the first round Roger beat Mikhail Kukushkin 7-6, 6-4, 6-2 and in the second round he beat Adrain Mannarino of France 6-2, 6-3, 6-2. Federer will play David Nalbandian who is seeded 28th and will put up a strong fight against Federer, making for a great match.
The pressure is on Murray as he plays in his home country but so far he has been able to keep it at bay as he will play in round three. In his first round match he beat Daniel Gimeno-Traver of Spain 4-6, 6-3, 6-0, 6-0 and in his second round match Murray defeated Tobias Kamke of Germany 6-3, 6-3, 7-5. Murray is scheduled to take on Ivan Ljubicic in round three.
|Lleyton after going up two sets to zero.|
No. 5 Robin Soderling of Sweden Philipp Petzschner of Germany in his first round match 6-4, 6-4, 2-6, 7-6 and then went on to play a great round two match against former number one Lleyton Hewitt of Australia. Hewitt played great and almost got Soderling going up two sets to zero but Robin came through and won the last three taking the match 6-7, 3-6, 7-5, 6-4, 6-4.
|Robin celebrating his victory of Hewitt.|
No. 7 David Ferrer of Spain Won his first rounder against Benoit Paire of France 6-4, 6-4, 6-4. Ferrer's second round match is postponed due to light and will be finished Friday. He is currently down two sets to one against the up and coming Ryan Harrison of the USA.
|Roddick after his victory over Hanescu.|
Gael Monfils of France who is the ninth seed in the tourney beat Matthias Bachinger of Germany 6-4, 7-6, 6-3 in the first round and beat Grega Zemlja of Slovakia 4-6, 6-3, 6-3, 7-6. Monfils should win his third round match against Lukasz Kubot of Poland.
|Monfils about to serve.|
|Mardy hitting a backhand in his second round match against Istomin.|
|Juan Martin Del Potro|
Some upsets were Victor Troicki losing to an unranked player in round two. Wawrinka also lost in the second.
Jurgen Melzer won his first rounder but his second rounder has been postponed and will be played Friday.