Gilbert D. - Yan B.
Yan Bingtao will play against David Gilbert in the first round of the German Masters.This will be the fourth match between these two players.Gilbert only won that first match,three years ago.Yan won in the last two matches,quite certainly,the last match they played also this season,so Yan will have a better chance for win in this match.
Gilbert is a more experienced player,but he did not play at a high level the previous part of this season,he did not come to this tournament in better shape and he should not be expected to win five frames in this match.
Yan is currently one of the best players in the world, he had many victories this season,he won the Champions League just before this tournament, he knows how to make big breaks and should be expected to win this match after eight or nine frames,but it will not be a surprise and if he wins this match more convincingly.
*Odds are correct at the time of publishing and subject of change.
Match start: 27.01. 15:00h