Bautista R. - Berdych T.
An unexpected final in the Doha tournament.Roberto Bautista Agut will play against Tomas Berdych.
Both players will be highly motivated in this match, they need one title on this tournament, so there is no doubt that they will win a lot of their service games in the first set of this match.
This is a match between two experienced players, two great fighters, so we could see in the first set of this match twelve, or all thirteen games.
This is the eighth match between Agut and Berdych. In the four first sets, they played more than nine games. On the hard surface, they played four matches, both have two wins, in those matches Berdych was a favorite.
In this match Berdych will not be a favorite, this will be an equal match. Agut made a great surprise in the semifinals of this tournament, played three sets, but that will not bother him to play one more good set. Agut has improved his service, so we should expect a large number of points after the service in the first set of this match, on both sides.
Berdych played more than nine games in three of four first sets on this tournament.
Agut played more than nine games only in one of four first sets on this tournament.
The opponent in this final is high quality, so it will be close to play the tenth game in the first set for the second time on this tournament.
*Odds are correct at the time of publishing and subject of change.
Match start: 05.01. 16:00h