11:30 – Benneteau v Soderling
Rankings are 38 and 9. Head to heads are 3-2 in Soderling’s favour. Soderling has won their last 3 matches.
Both men are in decent form with Benneteau playing above his ranking.
Soderling is most comfortable on this surface and his huge serve and ground strokes will prove slightly too much for the Frenchman. Soderling made a poor start to the season, going out in the first round of the Oz Open ( think I jinxed him) but has improved since.
Benneteau is playing very well and won’t be rolling over.
Back Soderling on serve.
I expect 2 tight sets.
Update: Not close at all! Soderling won 6-0, 6-1.