Saturday, 27 June 2009

day 6 action at SW19

Another good day with plenty of volatility to lock in profits in the two matches highlighted yesterday.

Stosur played a shocker against Malek, did everything she could to lose it but the German wasn't good enough to close it out. If she playes that badly again, she'll get hammered, no matter how bad Ivanovic plays. On her French Open form, she should win this. Ivanovic was much better in the second rd as she was in R1. Tough one to call, with probably be a trader's delight with ebbs and flows throughout.

Davydenko holds an 8-0 h2h record over Berdych, yet he is odds-against?? The Czech has a lot of hype about him, particularly on grass, but usually under-delivers. Nikolay isn't the fav of most punters, but he is doing well and proceeding under the radar so far. Those h2hs usually turn around at some stage, at least once, but hopefully not here.

Hanescu has been serving brilliantly and has a few more weapons than Simon, who has troublesome knees and is going for his shots more to shorten the pts. h2h record split at 1-1, and Hanescu beat him recently at the French Open.

Kuznetsova might be one to wobble at a short price tomorrow. She's not brilliant on grass although starting to adjust better as she progresses. Lisicki lost just one pt on first serve vs Mayr, but only landed 50% of them in. If she can serve well, she can cause the Russian a lot of trouble.

Ferrero has been playing very well this summer on grass but faces Gonzalez who wasn't broken once in four sets in tight match with Mayer. Could go either way, the h2h is split 3-3, and it wouldn't surprise if they were still at it in the fifth set.

Bets for Saturday - Davydenko, Hanescu and Lisicki.

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1 comment:

  1. I watched Stosur play doubles with Stubbs yesterday. She looked very sharp and a lot stronger than the other day.

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