Match: Paul-Henri Mathieu vs. Nicolas Almagro Preview, Predictions and Betting Tips
Date: Wednesday, 13 July, 2016
Start time: 14:00 UK
The French Paul-Henri Mathieu faces Spaniard Nicolas Almagro in the second round of the Hamburg tournament (ATP 500).
Paul-Henri Mathieu is on 59th position in ATP Rankings. He was eliminated in first round of Wimbledon by Zverev (No. 28). He plays very bad on the season of grass after two early defeat in Hertogenbosch and at Queen’s. On clay, the French remain a defeat in the 2nd round of Roland Garros from Bautista Agut (No. 16), but he dominated Melzer (No. 108) in 2 sets in the 1st round here and will try to qualify for next round.
Mladost Podgorica is the champion of Montenegro. Mladost has little experience in the Europa League, where in 2013/14 season reached the third qualifying round, eliminating Videoton (Hungary) and Senica (Slovakia). But then their face Sevilla, who defeated them with 9:1 Agg. Last season Mladost eliminates Neftchi Baku in the first qualifying round in EL, then lost from Albanian KS Kukësi.
Mathieu leads 3-1 wins against Almgaro in the confrontations between both players. Mathieu can beat Almagro who is not in great shape but i think that they should fight for victory in 3 sets.
Tip: Over 2.5 sets 2.20