In the Italian town of Andria continues tournament series Challenger. In one of the matches of the first round to Frenchman Hugo Humberto will play with the Portuguese, Goncalo Oliveira. What to expect from this meeting? – read our forecast.
For the first time about yourself , the Umberto said in the tournament series Challenger in the canadian Gatineau. There he managed to reach the final where he lost to Bradley Clan. After that was the final in Granby. And again lose. This time from Peter Polanski. But in early August, the Frenchman won his Challenger in the Spanish Segovia. After this was the second round in US Open, final in Cassis and title in Ortisei.
So for six months Hugo was able to break into the first hundred of the world ranking. Now it takes 100-th position and is the top seed in this competition.
Oliveira can’t take credit for this year. Compared with the previous, he lost almost 100 positions in the ranking and now occupies 284 line. His best result is the semi-final of the tournament in the Czech Liberec.
Gonzalo plays very well on clay, but on faster surfaces is not feeling in the best way. For example, in the hall of his career he played 43 of the match in which he won 18 victories.
Statistics and personal meetings
- Between the rivals have never played. This will be their first personal meeting.
- This year in the hall Umberto has won 27 matches, and Oliveira – 3.
Not so long ago the Humberto beat Tomic and Herbert. In its Arsenal, the Frenchman has excellent flow and plays draws. Oliveira can not boast. He is short and supply is its weak point. Coating to Andria fast enough, so without this component of the game a little Portuguese will be very difficult to resist Umberto. We believe that the Frenchman will win quite easy this meeting.