18 Oct 2019 ATP Dubai Finals Odds: Tsitsipas vs Federer
Roger Federer looks to capture his 100th ATP Tour title in the Dubai Open on Saturday March 2nd, when the world no. 7 matches rising celebrity Stefanos Tsitsipas.
Federer is a heavy favorite over the young Greek celebrity, nevertheless came out on the losing side of the last head-to-head matchup.Federer last earned in Dubai at 2015, which had been his seventh period winning at the Dubai Duty Free Tennis Championships.
Considering that the Australian Open, the 37-year-old has had a program leading up having not played in a championship since. The remainder has proved worthwhile as he has had a relatively straightforward route to the finals.In fact, he’s actually been improving as the tournament wears on. Federer advanced during the first two rounds with three-set wins over Philipp Kohlschreiber and Fernando Verdasco.
From the quarter-finals, despite a close first set with M??rton Fucsovics, he prevailed 7-6 (8-6) 6-4. He made quick work of world no. 13 Borna ??ori?? from the semi-finals by winning 6-2 6-2.
A win on Saturday will give Federer both eight titles in Dubai and a 100th career ATP Tour title triumph.
While I saw a path for Federer to achieve the Dubai Open finals once the lure was made, I was uncertain how much Tsitsipas could have left just Sunday after claiming the name in Marseille. He won all four matches from France in straight sets.
Tsitsipas has never dropped off though this week following the win, finding himself at the Dubai Open Finals after beating the 23rd rated Gael Monfils 4-6, 7-6(4), 7-6(4).When he faces Tsitsipas on Saturday, a win could give him both eight names in Dubai and also a 100th career ATP Tour title win.His route to the finals has not been the most challenging though when you believe his opponents were: Matthew Ebden (47th), Egor Gerasimov (155th), along with Hubert Hurkacz (77th) throughout the opening three rounds.
Tsitsipas has his sights on a top 10 placing after this tournament whatever the outcome on Saturday at the ATP rankings.