Kei Nishikori vs Roger Federer Tennis Prediction
They met a few weeks ago for the Shanghai Masters 1000, and Roger Federer beat the Japanese in straight sets – with a 6-4, 7-6 (4) split.Kei Nishikori comes from a very solid showing against the competent Kevin Anderson. The Japanese did not do badly, was aggressive in the important moments and had no break point against. Besides, he did not get too physically worn out.
On the match against Federer, Nishikori hopes to play better than in Shanghai: “I have to find out a bit how to play Roger again, but I think I’ve played well in the last two weeks. I hope I can bring it back tomorrow. ”
Tennis Prediction of the Day Kei Nishikori vs Roger Federer
On the other side, Federer also needed only two sets to advance and did not wear out too much. The Swiss beat Fabio Fognini in straight sets, but did not perform exuberantly – said by himself.
“I think we were both far from being the best, but we struggled with what we had and, in the end, I think maybe I was a little better than Fabio in the important moments,” Federer said after the match.
Federer is considered the favorite. However, Nishikori comes from good starts, is very agile and have a beautiful backhand – he can put some difficulties to the Swiss. Let’s go with hc +3.5 games for Japanese.
Prediction Today: Nishikori +3,5 games