Best of the best square off in Roland Garros finals
Some of the best case players games online in the world are still in the race for the ultimate trophy at Roland Garros, but a couple of great athletes have been eliminated.
The number of favorites that were sent to the real over the last couple of days increased radically and exceeds even the most pessimistic expectations. While their untimely departure will leave many of the fans disgruntled, for the ones who calls their elimination, the future looks bright.
Djokovic and Nadal are still in the race and these are the main favorites to win the tournament, but sadly only one of them will be still standing by this time tomorrow. The reason for why tennis fans will no longer have the chance of admiring both of them on the Parisian clay is that they need in the quarterfinals. They had no problem in an outshining opponents so far so at least in theory anything can happen, as the Serbian in the ATP leader, while the Spanish athletic has won the tournament on multiple occasions.
Novak is offered tiny odds by most bookmakers, so punters were bold enough as to bet on Rafael to prevail, will benefit from tremendous value. It wouldn’t be far-fetched for him to advance to the quarterfinals, especially if we compare past performance at the Roland Garros. Furthermore, couple of favorites were eliminated in the last 16, with the French audience having one more player to root for.
Tsonga was the one who gave them reasons to be optimistic about the remaining rounds, as he managed to defeat won’t the favorites in less than three days. First he made short work of Berdych by defeating the Czech champion in four sets, before sending the best Japanese player of his generation to the rate. In the quarterfinals, he will square off with Stan Wawrinka and once again he is credited with the second chance by virtually all bookmakers.
On the other hand, the Swiss opponent will start as favorites after having to overcome seemingly crushing odds when competing against his countrymen.
While everyone expected Roger Federer to defeat him once again as he did on multiple occasions, the multiple grand slam winner was stopped in his tracks. He was unable to win one set against Stan and caused the biggest surprise of the day, while leaving the bottom half of the draw without a favorite.