A few of us are interested in the speed of these hard courts. Traditionally, New York, the crown of the North American hard court swing, has pretty fast courts. This video here contains testimony from Brad Gilbert (a straight-shooter who has been around the block a few times — pretty credible source). This was recorded right after Rafa’s 3R win over Mayer. Rafa has actually just left this set containing Gilbert, Evert and the ESPN rep. Have a listen.
Roger and Lopez are up next.