Federer vs Anderson / Wimbledon – The first seed and defender of the title from the previous season, R. Federer, will have his first serious opponent in the quarterfinal match of Wimbledon, and that is the South African K. Anderson. In the previous stage of the tournament, Federer has defeated A. Mannarino without a lost set, while Anderson played four sets in a victory over G. Monfils. Begins: 11.07.2018. – 14:00 CET
Federer has again switched places with R. Nadal, so this Swiss is in the second position of the ATP ranking and he is undoubtedly the first favourite to win the title at Wimbledon. We will remind you that Federer is defending the title at Wimbledon that he won last season with a score of 3:0 over M. Cilic. Federer has qualified in these quarterfinals without major problems and is already a big favourite for the placement in the semi-finals.
Until this tournament, the Swiss made a phenomenal statistic which shows that he is still in great shape, despite his sports years. So in the first half of this season Federer won three out of a total of 98 titles. In addition, he has made a score of even 25 wins and only three defeats. All this shows that Federer is obviously the biggest favourite for winning a trophy on this type of ground.
Anderson was the seventh player of the world two months ago, and it was also his best career rating. By the start of Wimbledon this rating is weaker for just one position, which tells us that Anderson is still in good shape. His positive ratio of 23 victories and 10 defeats speaks in favour of that. In addition, this South African player has won four ATP titles this season.
He won the title at the tournament in New York, where he managed to defeat a home national tennis player S. Querrey. After that, Anderson came to the finals of the tournament in Acapulco, but lost in the finals from J.M. Del Potro. As for the match in the 1/8 finals against Monfils, Anderson had a tough match, with four sets played, three of which ended after tie-breaks. Anderson played quite aggressively, which brought him a large number of winners, but also unreasonable mistakes.
Federer vs Anderson PICK
All four previously played games between these two players ended in favour of Federer. In these matches, Anderson has failed to win a single set, so that it is clear that Federer that enjoys the role of a big favourite in this match.
Pick: Federer -2.5 set
Odds: 1.65 at betsson (down to 1.60 can be played)