Zimonjic, serving for the set at 5-3, faced break point
but pulled out a big serve to avert danger and another to wrap up game and set.
Stosur saved two break points
in game eight and Murray could not follow suit, surrendering the second in game nine with a double fault.
The Serbian then went up a gear, and while Goffin was able to come back from 0-40 down in his opening service game he was powerless in his next as Djokovic finally converted a break point
at the fifth time of asking.
Three times he saved break point
and in the next game he finally made the breakthrough despite Berdych clawing his way back from 0-40 for the second time in the match.
However, he failed to convert any of those three break points
as Gasquet battled back.
Berrer improved in the second set, forcing two break points
only to see the world No 4 swat them both away.
After three relatively simply holds, he was unable to take the first break point
presented to him but took the second, teed up by a crunching forehand winner, when Sweeting doublefaulted.
A break point
came and went in the eighth game but, with Bolelli serving for the set, Murray dug in and levelled at 5-5.
I gave up a couple of break point
chances but thankfully I grabbed one in the third set.
Williams unleashed a primal roar when setting up her fourth break point
but needed two more to start her comeback.
Wawrinka saw another break point
disappear in the sixth game.
Murray made much the better start, breaking at the first opportunity as Ferrer double-faulted twice and coming through the only early alarm by saving a break point
while serving for the set.
The Serb got another break point
and this time he took it to move into a 5–3 lead.
And, although he broke in the third game of the second set when Klizan sent a backhand wide, the Slovakian saved a break point
in game seven and broke back in the next on his way to taking the set.
In the third game of the second set, Spears, 33, began to step up on her serve, as she saved a break point
and deciding point, both with aces.