Matteo Berrettini vs. Roger Federer
|Date & Time||Monday July 8, 2019, 11:30 AM (EDT)|
All England Lawn Tennis & Croquet Club
M. Berrettini +550 / R. Federer -901
In the fourth round at Wimbledon, Roger Federer will play against Matteo Berrettini from Italy.
Matteo Berrettini has looked very impressive in this tournament and he showed his ability in the previous round where he defeated Diego Schwartzman in 5 sets. It was a very close match but Berrettini showed his class in the final set to get the victory. During the win, Matteo Berrettini served exceptionally well as the Italian player hit 22 aces which helped him win 88% of his service points. Berrettini won 93% of his service games during the victory. While the serving was impressive, Matteo Berrettini struggled to win return games as he won only 7% of his return games. Matteo Berrettini must improve his receiving if he wishes to challenge Roger Federer.
Matteo Berrettini has been in good form recently as the Italian superstar made the semifinal of the Halle Open and won the Stuttgart Open.
Looking at Roger Federer, the Swiss master was emphatic in the previous round as he defeated Lucas Pouille in straight sets. Federer was in control of the entire match against Lucas Pouille as he won 94% of his service games and 4 return games.
Federer has looked in very good form in this tournament as he has only lost 1 set in the entire match. Federer won the Halle Open prior to arriving at Wimbledon so the Swiss master is playing very good tennis.
Roger Federer has won Wimbledon on 8 occasions with the most recent title victory occurring in 2017. Federer has won around 90% of his matches at Wimbledon meaning that this is his most successful Grand Slam event. With form and conditions in his favor, Roger Federer will be very tough to stop in this tournament.
This will be the first time that Matteo Berrettini and Roger Federer will be playing each other at an ATP event.
Taking everything into consideration, I am going to pick Roger Federer to win this match. Federer has been in outstanding form and the Swiss superstar has an incredible record at this venue. While Matteo Berrettini is a tough opponent, Federer has been playing on a different level and I see the 8-time champion being too good in this match.