Roger Federer vs. Marton Fucsovics
Sunday, January 26, 2020 at 10:00 AM (Melbourne Park)
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In the fourth round of the 2020 Australian Open, Roger Federer is set to play against Marton Fucsovics from Hungary.
Marton Fucsovics has had an outstanding tournament and he enters this match having defeated Tommy Paul in straight sets. It was a dominant performance by Fucsovics as he only lost 6 games in the entire match. The receiving was especially strong from Marton Fucsovics as he won 48% of his receiving points which allowed him to break his opponent’s serve on 6 occasions. The serving was also very strong from Marton Fucsovics as he won all of his service games. 2020 has been a strong season for Marton Fucsovics but the Hungarian player must produce his best tennis if he wishes to compete with Roger Federer.
Looking at Roger Federer, the Swiss superstar won an epic contest to defeat John Millman in 5 sets. It was an extremely close contest with Roger Federer winning a tiebreaker in the final set. During the victory, Roger Federer looked very impressive while serving as he won close to 70% of his service points which allowed him to win 85% of his service games. Roger Federer has an outstanding record at the Australian Open as he has won 100 matches at the event. Considering Federer managed to overcome the challenge from Millman, the Swiss superstar will be confident he can challenge for the title.
Roger Federer and Marton Fucsovics have played each other twice in the past. Both prior matches have been won by Roger Federer. The most recent match between these two players was in 2019 at Dubai where Roger Federer won in straight sets.
Taking everything into consideration, I am going to pick Roger Federer to win this match. Marton Fucsovics has been in good form and I am expecting the Hungarian to win a set but I don’t see him having enough to stop Federer.