In the second match of the final confrontation of the Davis Cup will meet Jo-Wilfried Tsonga and Marin Cilic. Horvath will take to the court in the role of the obvious favourite, but the Frenchman will support the native audience, as the fight takes place in Lille. How the game will end? – read our forecast.
The French team began its journey to the final stage with victory over the Netherlands, then dealt with Italy and left no chance to Spain. The team is pretty combat strength, but they are also well-stocked.
As for Wilfred, 33-year-old tennis player missed most of season due to health problems. By the end of the year Tonga became more likely to go to court, however to gain a good shape and did not, therefore, hardly anyone now sure the game of the Frenchman.
Croats roller past in Canada and Belgium, and in the semi-finals easily figured out with team USA. Proved to be excellent Choric and Cilic, who are the main trump cards in the sleeve of Croatia.
Seventh racket of the world has recently failed at the Final tournament in London, as it was not able to leave the group, but in General the season can be considered successful. Marin didn’t have much time to prepare for the Davis Cup, but unlike the opponent he was playing practice.
Statistics and personal meetings
- Tennis players have met nine times, with seven wins on account of Cilic.
- France is the last year winner of the Davis Cup.
- This season Tsonga not played on clay.
Of course, you can talk a lot about motivation J. Wilfred Tsonga and support of the local audience, but the lack of match practice will affect the outcome of the match. Marin Cilic looked good during the clay season, plus this year Horvat has achieved good results, so we assume that the seventh racket of the world surely will win.