Daniil Medvedev in the rank of the 10-th racket of the world and the third issue of seeding participants in the tournament ATP 500 in Washington starts right from the second match against Bjorn of Fratangelo. For the Russian tennis player this is the first match on hard after herbal cut of the season. Will there be problems in Daniel?
- Bjorn Fratangelo
- Daniil Medvedev
- The coefficients and forecast
The representative of the American school of tennis Bjorn Fratangelo at the moment is 124-th position in the ATP ranking. Tennis player throughout his career and can not gain a foothold in the top 100, though regular attempts for this.
After Wimbledon, Fratangelo has already managed to play on hard courts in Winnetka Challenger, where he reached the quarter-finals. Also there was an unsuccessful attempt to qualify for the grass tournament in Newport.
In Washington Bjorn Fratangelo was right to start directly with the main grid. Turned out pretty good. In the first round the American tennis player managed to beat Croatian veteran Ivo Karlovic (6-4, 6-7, 7-6). Managed in this match to hold his serve in the deciding set did not flinch at the tie-break.
Fratangelo is a typical representative of the American Hardaway school tennis. The game tries to act on the filing, which by the standards of the ATR guy’s good. This game at least will not fail and not to lose with the devastating account over ranked opponents.
The last time we saw the game Daniil Medvedev at Wimbledon, where the Russian managed to reach the third round. Now the player will be on hard courts in Washington.
The last two years, namely, in the tournament ATP 500 in Washington, we see the start of Daniel on American Hardaway series. During this time, on account of Medvedev here in the asset has reached the quarter-finals and the second round. Note that in the start of their winning matches were adaptation problems when changing coverage.
In 2017 in the first round in a tie-break in the third set, the Russian managed to beat Opelka (6-7, 6-3, 7-6). At the start of the tournament last year was given to Seth Watanuki (3-6, 7-5, 6-1).
Daniil Medvedev have seen a definite trend to the fact that not too confidently able to start on the hard-court tournaments in the United States after herbal cut of the season. Potentially today in Washington Fratangelo also able to impose the struggle of the Russian tennis player. Obviously it will take time for Daniel to catch his game, to get used to the court, to feel the bounce of the ball.
The coefficients and forecast
The status of favorite in the line of bookmakers for Daniil Medvedev does not cause serious doubts. Tennis player at the moment is a stable player in the top 10, will try to defend their points for last year’s exit in the second round and, if possible, and increase the stock. However, Bjorn Fratangelo in the tournament will try to act adequately. Now not always for the greenback have a chance to play in the main draw of the tournament ATP-500.
It is also expected that problems can arise Medvedev adaptation to hard courts after a break in performances. We offer you to play in this match betting on a positive handicap for the games on underdog.