Nadal could not have asked for a better draw thus far and he has another great matchup in the quarters. Can he continue to weave his way through the draw…
ATP Paris Masters Feature Previews
Juan Martin Del Potro v John Isner
In the battle of the big servers it is Del Potro who holds a 6-2 edge in the H2H – highlighted by a dominant 6-1 record on hard courts. A deeper dive also reveals that 5 of Del Potro’s 6 wins have been in straight sets. With Del Potro winning 14 of his last 16 matches The Wolf is sticking with him and expecting him to get it done in straight sets. Isner has posted two nice wins this week over Schwartzman and Dimitrov but Wolfy says he has had to work far too hard and it will take its toll.
Best Bet: Sets Del Potro 2-0 ($2.25)
Fernando Verdasco v Jack Sock
Back up the trucks punters because the run of Verdasco is set to continue. Following wins over Rublev and Thiem he dispatched Thiem in straight sets. He is loving the pace of these courts and has made some real adjustments with his serve. He is really working the angles and has taken the pace off his first delivery. It has worked wonders. He has made close to 75% of st serves this week – an astonishing number. We will be sticking fat with Verdasco!
Best Bet: Verdasco WIN ($1.73)
|Del Potro v Isner||Sets Del Potro 2-0 ($2.25)|
|Nadal v Krajinovic||Over 20.5 games ($2.00)|
|Benneteau v Cilic||1st Set Correct Score 7-6 ($4.60)|
|Verdasco v Sock||Verdasco WIN ($1.73)|