Match: Leonardo Mayer – David Goffin Preview, Predictions and Betting Tips
Date: Sunday, 8 May, 2016
Start time: 16:00 UK
World number 13 David Goffin will face Leonardo Mayer in 1st round of The 2015 Internazionali BNL d’Italia also known Rome Masters.
Leonardo Mayer It is on the 42nd position in the ATP rankings, and his favorite surface is clay. The Argentine, however, eliminated in the first round in Madrid, losing against Feliciano Lopez with 1:2 sets. At the start of the tournament in Rome, he also has a very tough opponent, so his task again will be tough.
Except in Madrid, Mayer play on clay in Estoril, which reached the 1/4-finals. After wins over Pedro Sousa and Paolo Lorenzi, he lost by Nicolas Almagro and failed to qualify for the 1/2-finals.
David Goffin, who is seeded 12th in the tournament, must show a better game than what we showed in the previous three tournaments on clay. In Madrid Belgian losses from Lucas Pouille 1:2 sets in the first round, and before that in Munich was eliminated in quarter-finals after defeat by Alexander Zverev.
Gofen started the season on clay in Monte Carlo and failed to qualify to 1/4-final defeat against Marcel Granollers. But before that he beat clay specialists such as Fernando Verdasco and Feliciano Lopez.
Leonardo Mayer and David Goffin have one meeting before this game. In 2014, Goffin win 6-3, 6-1 at Winston-Salem.
David Goffin is one of the most talanted players in ATP and i expect that he will win upcoming match. The goal of the Belgian tennis player to enter the top 10 at the time number 13 in the ranking is its highest ranking in the ATP. He must begin to earn more points and to compensate for early eliminations in previous tournaments he needs a good performance in Rome.