The Russian won 3 consecutive games, taking full advantage of his opponent"s errors. Haas lost the opening set 4-6, recording 19 errors for the set, compared to Youzhny"s 10.
Youzhny carried on the momentum into the second set, making life difficult for Haas on court. His defensive play was impressive and his serving display solid. Haas could not find some consistency and form in time. Since trailing by an early break in the second set, which came in the third game - he was broken to end the match in the 9th game. Youzhny won 6-4 6-3 to advance to the R2.