The Spanish player Fernando Verdasco will duel the British Andy Murray in the last quarter final game of Wimbledon. Until now, the two adversaries have met ten times, Murray winning eight matches. This match will be their first direct match on this kind of surface. Since 2009, the two players have not played face to face and then Murray won the last three matches of the year while Verdasco the first one.
Fernando Verdasco is in a good shape right now at Wimbledon, after being eliminated at Eastbourne in the round of 16 by Feliciano Lopez. Verdasco won with a score of 3-1 against Malisse in the first leg and afterwards defeated Benneteau in a minimum of sets. Verdasco then defeated Gulbis in three surprising sets and even managed to surpass the French player De Schepper. As you can see, Verdasco succeeded in defeating good players on this type of grass. At this moment, the Spanish player lays on the 57th place in the ATP rank. Last year in the third round, Verdasco was defeated by Xavier Malisse, in 2009 he managed to rise up to the round of 16, this being his best performance in this tournament.
Andy Murray is at present the best player on grass, especially after the success recorded at London in a final against Marin Cilic. Practically, Murray won all the matches played on grass this year. Here, at Wimbledon, the British player did not lose a single set and he is seen as favorite for winning this competition, Djokovic being weaker on this type of court. Between the defeats of the British player, we mention Lu, Becker, Robredo si Youzhny, the latter raising some problems in the first two sets. Last year, Murray succeeded to enter into the competition`s final, but he was defeated by Roger Federer. Before this final, Murray succeeded in three consecutive semi-finals at Wimbledon and now he has the chance to win the fourth.
Sport betting odds for Fernando Verdasco vs Andy Murray:
Total number of games (over/under 34.5): 1.83 1.83
The Spanish player can cover up his lacks and we think that he might be able to win at least one set in this match. Murray was on the verge of losing a set against Youzhny, but he did not grasp the advantage he had after the break. Until now, Verdasco defeated good players on grass.