Roger Federer is warned. Well aware of the danger represented by Dominic Thiem for an entry in the running on such a tournament, the Swiss said during the media day that this match was "Like a finale"
. Placed in Group B with Novak Djokovic and Matteo Berrettini, the man with 20 Grand Slam titles knows he will not have the right to make a mistake tonight (9 pm) against an Austrian who does more than compete. during confrontations. Of the six times they have played, Thiem has won four battles, including one hard, and not least, it was in the final of the Masters 1000 Indian Wells last March. The other two oppositions on hard surface were removed by the Basel (Brisbane 2016 and Masters 2018).
Balance of confrontations:
Brisbane 2016 (outdoor hard) – Federer bat Thiem 6-1, 6-4
Rome 2016 (clay) – Thiem bat Federer 7-6 (2) 6-4
Stuttgart 2016 (turf) – Thiem bat Federer 3-6 7-6 (7) 6-4
London Masters 2018 (hard indoor) – Federer bat Thiem 6-2 6-3
Indian Wells 2019 (outdoor hard) – Thiem Federer 3-6 6-3 7-5
Madrid 2019 (clay court) – Thiem beat Federer 3-6 7-6 (11) 6-4
Posted on Sunday November 10, 2019 at 18:15