Overall, there is plenty of room for additional weakness from here, and only a break back
Although Nadal managed to break back
once to close the gap to 5-3, Ferrer held on to secure his second win in the Gold Group - following his 6-4 6-4 victory over Novak Djokovic on Sunday.
In the second set Cilic broke to go 3-1 ahead and while Murray threatened to break back
in the next it was Cilic who forged a 5-1 lead with another break on the Murray serve.
Built-in "break back
": Break back
is a powerful feature using two-way arithmetic.
However, Tuesday's jackknife reversal off of the lows is concerning and we will need to see a break back
A double-fault cost Murray the opening game on his serve and some courageous play from the Russian prevented an immediate break back
But in the next game Seles made three unforced errors, including an overhead that she pounded into the net instead of over the net, to give Sanchez the break back
But Coria picked up his serve sufficiently to prolong the apparent inevitability of a two-set deficit, then fashioned a sizzling return to prevent Roddick serving out for the set and break back
Even though the crowd was behind Seles rather than the locally reared Davenport, Seles was broken in the 11th game of the first set, couldn't break back
and lost 7-5.