It was not until the third time since the beginning of the Open Era in 1968 that the top ten of the seedling closed the knockout round. In the first week of the French Open in 2019 there were hardly any big surprises in the tournament. In the second round, however, the first players of the top ten had to say goodbye to the tournament, for example Stefanos Tsitsipas, who lost in an epic five-set thriller against Stan Wawrinka. After Tsitsipas, Stan Wawrinka and his compatriot Roger Federer are waiting for the semi-finals!
Stan Wawrinka vs Roger Federer Tennis Betting Tips
While “Stan the Man” once again lived up to its reputation as a great fighter and had to do hard work for over five hours, Roland Garros comebacker Roger Federer literally wandered into the top eight. With a great performance he outclassed the Argentine clay court specialist Leonardo Mayer. So Federer is still without set loss in Roland Garros and has compared to Wawrinka certainly physical advantages on his side. That is why in the game between Wawrinka and Federer a prediction on the Swiss Altstar quite obvious.
Stan Wawrinka – Statistics & Current Form
Current ranking in the world rankings: 28.
Position in the seedling list: 24
After his lengthy knee injury, Stan Wawrinka has never been able to build on the shape of bygone days in recent weeks and months. Although he fought his way back up in the world rankings, the big successes were missing. In addition to the sporty low-level flight, there was probably also in the private sector the separation of girlfriend Donna Vekic to cope.
The preparation for the French Open 2019 was completely inconsistent. In Madrid, he was able to regain his confidence with the quarter-finals, after which he lost the first game both in Roma and in his native Geneva. Not necessarily had a broad chest “Stan the Man” before the start of the second Grand Slam tournament. After beating Jozef Kovalik he shone against sand court specialist Christian Garin and shot the Chilean downright. Against Grigor Dimitrov Wawrinka had to turn because of the darkness a lap of honor. In the sequel on Saturday he also took the third set in a tiebreak to the tight three-set success.
“The game will leave its mark. But those emotions are the reason why I still play tennis. ” – Stan Wawrinka
Against Stefanos Tsitsipas Wawrinka stood for the third consecutive day on the court and delivered himself a marathon match with the young Greeks. Perhaps this was the best game so far in calendar year 2019. Wawrinka fought like a lion and was able to hold his index finger to his forehead after 5 hours and 9 minutes – his winning gesture. It was the first big win after his two knee operations. A little defensive acted Wawrinka, but also had a strong serve available. In front of around 10,000 fans, the Romand acted in tunnel vision and let out any tiredness. Even Wawrinka was not discouraged by setbacks and was overjoyed by this success after the game.
Last matches by Stan Wawrinka:
🎾 02.06.2019 – Vavrinka Vs. Tsitsipas 7-6, 5-7, 6-4, 3-6, 8-6 (French Open)
🎾 01.06.2019 – Vavrinka Vs. Dimitrov 7-6, 7-6, 7-6 (French Open)
🎾 29.05.2019 – Vavrinka Vs. Garin 6-1, 6-4, 6-0 (French Open)
🎾 27.05.2019 – Vavrinka Vs. Kovalik 6-1, 6-7, 6-2, 6-3 (French Open)
🎾 22.05.2019 – Dzumhur Vs. Wawrinka 3-6, 6-3, 6-4 (Geneva)
Roger Federer – Statistics & Current Form
Current ranking in the world rankings: 3.
Position in the seedling list: 3
In his 401st Grand Slam game, Roger Federer fixed his 54th quarter-final in this tournament category. Thus, the veteran is the only record carrier. Although Federer is anything but a clay court specialist and was not represented in Roland Garros at all in recent years, Federer is already in the 12th quarter-final in the city of love. The way Federer fixed his victory against Leonardo Mayer was simply impressive. From the beginning he let the Argentinian not breathe and presented himself in the first set with his break opportunities icy cold. Even he had no problems with his serve. Mayer had only 15 return points for himself and had in the entire game not a single break ball.
“It was already hot, but at the same time very windy. It was like air conditioning, so I did not feel the heat was so bad – I did not even have to change my T-shirt. ” – Roger Federer
Not even the great heat on Sunday in Paris could cause problems for Federer. The return to Roland Garros could not have gone better so far. In all four games of Basler remained without set loss and was able to save important forces for the second week of the tournament. Nevertheless, Federer sees in his own game still a little air up, but he is convinced that he will retrieve his best tennis against the best. Respect for his friend Wawrinka is huge and Federer joked in the evening that he hopes that Stan will not play like four years ago in the quarterfinals of Roland Garros.
Federer, however, feels ready for great deeds and the dream of the second Roland Garros title gets even more food with each victory. Then Federer would be the first player to win all Grand Slam tournaments at least twice. Federer has nothing to lose in spite of the previous performances and can act accordingly freed.
Last matches by Roger Federer:
🎾 02.06.2019 – Federer Vs. Mayer 6-2, 6-3, 6-3 (French Open)
🎾 31.05.2019 – Federer Vs. Ruud 6-3, 6-1, 7-6 (French Open)
🎾 29.05.2019 – Federer Vs. Otte 6-4, 6-3, 6-4 (French Open)
🎾 26.05.2019 – Federer Vs. Sonego 6-2, 6-4, 6-4 (French Open)
🎾 17.05.2019 – Tsitsipas Vs. Federer (Roma)
Wawrinka vs Federer – Head to Head Statistics
Absolutely sobering is the direct comparison for the man from the Romandie. In 27 duels against his longtime rival and companion (together they have won the Davis Cup) Wawrinka has only three times the game to win. These three wins were in 2009 (3rd round) and 2014 (final) in Monte Carlo and four years ago also in the quarterfinals of Roland Garros. This Wawrinka has celebrated all three victories on sand, but he had to be beaten five times on the surface.
Stan Wawrinka vs Roger Federer Our Tennis Betting Tips
On the way to the quarter-finals, Roger Federer has been on the court for seven hours and 10 minutes. Wawrinka had a lot more to contend with and more than five hours more in the legs. Although Federer is much older, he will have the physical benefits on his side. Wawrinka is a fighting lion who never gets caught. But as the game continues, the signs of wear will be noticeable. Between Federer and Wawrinka a tip on Federer due to the physical strain of Wawrinka is certainly recommended.
Key facts – Stan Wawrinka vs Roger Federer tips
🏓 For more than five hours Wawrinka fought against Tsitsipas!
🏓 Wawrinka only won three out of 27 games – all three wins were on sand!
🏓 Federer has not lost a sentence yet!
This is also clearly reflected in the betting odds offered, as a quota of less than 1.40 is offered for a win by Federer against Wawrinka. Federer convinces playfully and acts with great self-confidence, Wawrinka comes through the fight in the game. Physically, however, we do not believe that he can once again deliver such a hussar piece. Federer will prevail over Wawrinka and a clear victory (set handicap -1.5) is quite promising. Due to the physical hardships of “Stan the Man”, this bet also includes the use of eight units!
Betting Tips: Federer -1.5 sets