His only mistake in a convincing win was to fail to serve out for the match at 5-1 in the third set, dropping serve
for the first time in the match.
Kendrick took Nadal to five sets at Wimbledon last year but after saving a set point in the opening tiebreak Nadal took command and won without ever dropping serve
Henman reacted to the narrow loss of a gruelling first set by dropping serve
at once, but then he dug in hard to play some long grinding baseline rallies, broke back at once and then got another break for 3-1 after winning a tussle of backhand cross court sliced drives.
The third set showdown began with both girls dropping serve
Calleri, who had never before reached a semi-final, broke again for a 3-1 lead before dropping serve
at 4-3 in a set he eventually won on the tie-break 7-3.
Pierce broke for 3-1 in the second set and although Hingis came back to 3-3 as the wind became increasingly gusty, she led 5-3 before dropping serve
to love when she served for the match.
After dropping serve
in the first game of the second set, Murray broke back immediately and then used a drop shot to great effect in the third game, prompting around of boos.