Everyone expected a Federer-Nadal final. But lucky loser Guillermo Canas ended Federer’s 41 matchs unbeaten streak in the 2nd round, just 5 short of Guillermo Vilas’ record of 46 straight victories.
Canas defeated Federer again one week later in Miami and made it to the finals where he lost to… Djokovic.

After straight sets wins over Clément, Verdasco, Ferrero, Chela and Roddick, Nadal faced Djokovic in final.
It was the first final ever for Djokovic who captured his first title in Miami two weeks later after defeating Nadal in quarter finals.

Visibly nervous, Djokovic made a lot of unforced errors in the first set, winning just two points total the first four games. Nadal secured the opening set 6-2. Djokovic managed to shake off the nerves in the second set but Nadal broke his serve at 5-5 on his second chance and finished off the match in the next game.

Novak Djokovic

Read More