Kohlschreiber P. - Fognini F.
Two experienced players will play in the quarter-finals of Auckland, which can save their service games in one set without major problems.
Philipp Kohlschreiber will play against Fabio Fognini.Fognini is prone to oscillations, but he made many more mistakes while he was younger, now he is already an experienced player, and there are no more big oscillations during one match, so he should win four games in the first set of this match.
Kohlschreiber should get a little easier to win his service games in the first set of this match, but it is not impossible to see one break on both sides in the first set of this match.
Nine times played before this tournament, in six first sets they played more than nine games.
Fognini, as the second favorites on this tournament, played one match less than Kohlschreiber, won 2-1 in that match, he did not play more than nine games in the first set.
Kohlschreiber did not lose a set in the first two matches on this tournament, in both first sets he played ten games, he has a good opponent in this match, so we should expect to play the tenth game again in the first set.
*Odds are correct at the time of publishing and subject of change.
Match start: 10.01. 01:30h