2005 SHANGHAI MASTERS CUP
Andre Agassi v Nikolai Davydenko
Nikolay Davydenko made his Tennis Masters Cup debut under the most trying of circumstances Monday night as he defeated
the legendary Andre Agassi 6-4, 6-2 to post a 1-0 record in Gold group play in Shanghai.
The quiet Russian went into the lion's den at the Qi Zhong tennis stadium as he faced off with one of the icons of the sport.
But with Agassi’s movement limited by a third-degree ankle sprain, Davydenko concentrated on his own game to full advantage.
“Agassi started play well but then in the second set, I think he had some injury and never played well again,” said Davydenko.
The Russian notched 16 winners and 27 unforced errors. But Agassi, hampered by his pain, failed to capitalize on four break points and knew the end was only a matter of time.
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