Jan-Lennard Struff vs Grigor Dimitrov Tennis Betting Tips 17/04/2019

The third Masters tournament of the 2019 season traditionally heralds the long clay court season in Europe. The top stars of the men’s scene gathered this week in the luxury resort of Monte Carlo. The red ash promises intensive matches and many breaks in the coming weeks. While the serve is a dreadful hit on grass or hard court, service plays a subordinate role on sand. From Monday’s perspective Monday in Monte Carlo went well, with both Philipp Kohlschreiber and Jan-Lennard Struff surviving the opening hurdle. “Kohli” is already on Tuesday against Djokovic in action, Strufff will play again on Wednesday. After defeating Denis Shapovalov, Jan-Lennard Struff meets Grigor Dimitrov!

Jan-Lennard Struff vs Grigor Dimitrov Tennis Betting Tips

For the winner of this game in the third round would be an absolute highlight, because with great likelihood there waiting the best clay court player of all time, Rafael Nadal. The Mallorcan is a big favorite against his compatriot Bautista-Agut. But before a possible duel with Nadal 28-year-old German Jan Lennard Struff must first overcome the hurdle Grigor Dimitrov. The Bulgarian, ATP Tour Finals winner 2017, has not been able to confirm the year 2017 in the last months. In addition, the red ash is certainly the weakest coating of “baby Fed”. The bookmakers see the number 28 of the ATP world rankings still slightly in the advantage. Should the German succeed but the next surprise, wait in the duel between Struff and Dimitrov odds of up to 2.38 for the outsider victory.

Jan-Lennard Struff – Statistics & Current Form

Current ranking in the world rankings: 44.
Position in the seedling list: unset

The 28-year-old Warsteiner Jan-Lennard Struff is currently ranked number 44 in the world by the ATP computer. This also means the career high for the tall German. Despite his height, he feels completely at home in the ashes of this world. Struff has won 61.6% of his games on clay in his career. Meanwhile, Struff has played in the extended world class and made in recent months again and again for surprises. In 2019 he defeated, inter alia, Milos Raonic (in Dubai) or compatriot Alexander Zverev (in Indian Wells). The victory on Monday against the young Canadians Denis Shapovalov can also be rated as a surprise.

“We noticed that it was the first clay court match for both of us this year. We both made a lot of mistakes. But then I came in better, played more aggressively and reduced the mistakes. ” – Jan-Lennard Struff

Shapovalov was no reason to celebrate on his 20th birthday. Both players had to fight in the first game of the clay court season with the rubber. Struff needed a whole set to stabilize his game. From the second round the outsider was clearly the better actor on the Center Court on the Mediterranean. With a strong return performance (three breaks in set two), the set drawed, in the course of the third game ran on an inclined plane.

Struff feels comfortable on the red ashes and could confirm this with two strong sets. With such a performance, he can trust a success against Grigor Dimitrov. The role as an outsider surprises a bit, because Dimitrov is not an absolute top player on clay court. Value is certainly to be discovered between Struff and Dimitrov at odds of 2.38.

Last matches by Jan-Lennard Struff:

🎾 15.04.2019 – Struff vs. Shapovalov 5-7, 6-3, 6-1 (Monte Carlo)
🎾 22.03.2019 – Opelka Vs. Struff 4-6, 6-3, 6-4 (Miami)
🎾 13.03.2019 – Raonic Vs. Struff 6-4, 6-3 (Indian Wells)
🎾 11.03.2019 – Struff vs. Zverev 6-3, 6-1 (Indian Wells)
🎾 09.03.2019 – Struff Vs. Berankis 3-6, 6-3, 6-2 (Indian Wells)

Grigor Dimitrov – Statistics & Current Form

Current ranking in the world rankings: 28.
Position in the seedling list: unset

With the title win at the ATP Tour Finals 2017 Grigor Dimitrov seemed to have finally settled in the tennis world top. In the winner’s interview, he seemed far more adult and gave remorseful to have often beaten in the offspring at a young age. He was never a role model pro, but now he has made the turnaround. However, there was not much to see in 2018. “Baby Fed” could not build on the strong year 2017 as a starting point. With a weak 25/19 balance, he slipped out of the top 20 in the world. Meanwhile, he is even only the number 28 and comes at tournaments like here in Monte Carlo not even enjoy a setting.

2019 has not seen much of Dimitrov so far. After the tournament in Brisbane (quarter-finals) and the Australian Open (knockout round) he had to pause until the Masters in Miami due to a shoulder injury. Meanwhile, he is fit and should be optimally motivated in Monte Carlo, after all, he was treated in the Principality on his damaged shoulder. Although Dimitrov prevails clearly against Italian Matteo Berrettini, he has many highs and lows. Only four out of 18 breakballs he could use, even had Berrettini, who clearly feels better on the fast pads, but also eight break options (only two used). In the first clay court game of the season 2019 there was still a lot of light and shadow. Before the duel with “Struffi” the pressure on the Bulgarians is great, because from the previous year he has to defend the semi-finals. Despite this good result from the previous year, sand is its weakest surface. Already against Berrettini the bookmakers the offered balanced Odds – all the more incomprehensible are between Struff and Dimitrov odds in the region of 1.55 to 1.60 for a victory of the Bulgarians.

Last matches by Grigor Dimitrov:

🎾 14.04.2019 – Dimitrov vs. Berrettini 7-5, 6-4 (Monte Carlo)
🎾 25.03.2019 – Thompson Vs. Dimitrov 7-5, 7-5 (Miami)
🎾 23.03.2019 – Dimitrov vs. Lopez 6-1, 6-3 (Miami)
🎾 20.01.2019 – Tiafoe Vs. Dimitrov 7-5, 7-6, 6-7, 7-5 (Australian Open)
🎾 18.01.2019 – Dimitrov vs. Fabbiano 7-6, 6-4, 6-4 (Australian Open)

Struff vs. Dimitrov – Head to Head Statistics

Head-to-Head: 1: 2

The second round duel between the German Jan-Lennard Struff and Grigor Dimitrov will be the fourth meeting of the two professionals. In direct comparison Dimitrov leads with two wins against a defeat. However, the two victories of the Bulgarians are already long ago – in 2010 at a Future in Germany (Sand) and 2013 in Stockholm. The last match was also in 2017 in the Principality over the stage, Struff prevailed – also in Round Two – in three sets.

Jan-Lennard Struff vs Grigor Dimitrov Tennis Betting Tips

In addition to the first appearance of Alexander Zverev, the German tennis fans can look forward to Jan-Lennard Struff on Wednesday. The 28-year-old is working harder than ever and has already fixed some surprises this season. In the second round match between Struff and Dimitrov would be loud odds offered the success of the German another surprise. Does this really correspond to reality?

Key Facts – Jan-Lennard Struff vs Grigor Dimitrov tips

⭐️ Struff delivered a powerful performance against Shapovalov in sets two and three!
⭐️ In 2017 Struff beat Dimitrov in Monte Carlo!
⭐️ Due to the semi-final entry from the previous year Dimitrov has great pressure!

Jan-Lennard Struff feels very well on sand and loves the Monte Carlo facility, and two years ago he was able to bring the Bulgarians to their knees in the same place. Dimitrov is certainly the more gracious tennis player, but clay court is his weakest surfacing and the pressure is very high due to the surprising semi-final of the previous year. Dimitrov needs the points, otherwise he falls out of the top 40 in the world. Struff, on the other hand, has nothing to lose, a broad chest and a strong imagination. Between Struff and Dimitrov a prediction on the success of the German at the current odds is an interesting option.

Betting Tips: 1
Odds: 2.38

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