Following his defeat in the first round of singles, David has also lost his first-round doubles match with Edu Schwank. After only 73 minutes, during which David and Edu didn't have a single break point, second seeds Jo-Wilfried Tsonga and Michael Llodra won 6-4, 7-5. Putting an end to David's Olympic campaign already on the first day and after merely two and half hours on court.
Edit: More on Monday...
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Ahead of David's first-round encounter with Janko Tipsarevic, the hope was that this match would look and turn out differently from their previous meeting in the first round of Wimbledon. But in the end, it was, unfortunately, more of the same. And after an hour and 23 minutes, it was once again Tipsarevic, who prevailed in straights, 6-3 6-4.
So the Olympic singles competition is already over for David. - Which leaves the doubles. And the only good thing about this defeat is that the match didn't take too long...
6.36pm local - The doubles match is underway now.