Rates and prediction for Mertens – Sasnovich, 5 August 2019

Alexander Sosnovich at the moment is a series of seven consecutive defeats. All the successes of the Belarusian tennis players this year are associated with performances on hard. At the Rogers Cup in Toronto at the opponent in the first round Elise Mertens, which twice in his career Alexander won. Will Sosnovich to interrupt a series of failures?

The contents

  • Elise Mertens
  • Alexander Sosnovich
  • The coefficients and forecast

Elise Mertens

Belgian tennis player Elise Mertens at the moment is the 20th term of the WTA rankings. The current season holds the player with varying degrees of success, alternating good tournaments outright failures. The best achievement for Mertens in 2019 became the title of the tournament in Doha in February.

After good performances for yourself on the grass with the exit in the fourth round of Wimbledon Elise Mertens started poorly on hard.

In San Jose, Belgian tennis player already in his first match lost to Christie Academy (3-6, 3-6). The coefficient on the competitor was above 4.50.

In Toronto, Mertens will play for the first time in his career. Last year the Rogers Cup held in Montreal. Managed Eliza to reach the quarterfinals. Now, for tennis players in terms of the protection points important period of the season. The results of the San Jose not defended your points from last year’s semifinals, is now the Rogers Cup by reaching the quarter-finals in 2018, well ahead of the Prime Minister in Cincinnati, where on account of Mertens in the quarter-finals last year.

On the game Mertens in San Jose there are a lot of questions. Too many unforced errors allowed the Belgian tennis player, could not well fall off the first ball and safely to play on the back line. Sosnovich not the most convenient for Mertens rival. In 2017 and 2018 Alexander it on hard and beat Eliza.

Alexander Sosnovich

45-I racket of the world Alexander Sosnovich was successfully launched on the hard-court tournaments in 2019. Was on its account the quarterfinals of Brisbane, the semifinal of Sydney, to reach the third round at the Open championship of Australia. But then followed a long decline in the game.

Not to say that no game form is a Belarusian tennis player. In almost each of their matches fights in the asset is taken and sets in the lost games. But to interrupt a series of failures cannot Alexander.

Perhaps on hard courts has a positive impact on the performance of Sosnovich. On this coating achieved good results Belarusian tennis player not only this year, but earlier. Last year the problems with on hard courts did not have Sosnovich. Then started with the training of Cincinnati, where he was the victory over Risk, and Lapko, in the main stack in three sets lost to Kusimovo.

Alexander has strength of will and character, without a fight rarely leaves the court. Expect that in the game with Mertens will be able to impose on the opponent the struggle of the Belarusian tennis player.

The coefficients and forecast

Amid all the recent failures Alexandra Sasnovich see her in the role of pronounced underdog in the upcoming match in Toronto. Meanwhile, Mertens now also clearly not on top form we saw at the game in San Jose. In personal meetings advantage of Belarusian tennis player. We offer you a prognosis that will be able to take Seth Alexander Sosnovich in this first round match.

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