I think he knew Youzhny was going to be his first test, so perhaps that explains some of his nervousness - and not having played him for so long wouldn't have helped.
In his interview he talked about how players 'bettter than him' had gone out early. He simply has to get that out of his head!
Yeah ...I was thinking the same thing. Are they better than you Andy? Really? I dont see it like that. Its very debatable whether they are better...they have won more trophies yes... but better?? hmmm
Andy, on form, to me is a better tennis player...period.
That was modest to the point of putting himself down.