Tuesday , August 16 2022

Return on sand: Roger Federer with a Madrid tricky lot


Next week the time has come: Roger Federer (37) makes his sand back. In the ATP-1000 tournament in Madrid, however, a significant program is waiting for Switzerland.

Less luck for Roger Federer in Madrid!

Gasquet, Monfils, Thiem, Djokovic, Nadal – it's time for the Swiss to defeat all of these highest shots, he wants Madrid's title. Lots of cruel.

Federer's first opponent will be on the red dust after nearly three years of absence either known – or one that King Roger has never played against.

After the bye in round 1, we meet the winner of the game Richard Gasquet against .. Alejandro Davidovich Fokina. Davidovich is a Spaniard, currently there is a 167 site in the ATP site and has never played against Federer. Gasquet, on the other hand, is something of a Swiss opponent's favorite: in 19 duel Roger kept the upper hand 17 times.

Much happier then goes back and forth. As Federer had caught on his sand back in Madrid, the toughest quarter. In the second round, Mon Monfils is likely to wait for him, and in the quarterly finals we meet on paper form Dominic Thiem. The Ösi plays an excellent sand season so far, recently Sandmonster swept Rafa Nadal in Barcelona.

In the semi-final, there is a duo with Novak Djokovic beckons, in the final Rafael Nadal himself.

The Spaniard held a lot different from Federer. His possible semi-final rival is the countless Alexander. Thiem, Federer, Djokovic and Monaco conqueror Fognini all find themselves in the other half of Tableau again.

Let's go in Madrid from Monday. It is not yet known exactly what is coming back to Federer's sand. (Rab)

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