Champaign Challenger, Final: Bemelmans v Laaksonen (19:45)

Bemelmans leads their previous meetings 2-1. Their last  match was in October this year. Bemelmans won on an indoor hard court in a third set tie break.

I thought Donaldson would have been motivated yesterday on home soil. A win would have given him automatic qualification for the

Bemelmans takes on Laaksonen for the title.
Bemelmans takes on Laaksonen for the title.

Australian Open in January. His 2nd serve let him down and Bemelmans was more consistent. He faced just 2 break points which Donaldson converted.

Laaksonen had a tough 3 setter with promising newbie Christopher Eubanks who is ranked just inside the top 1000.

I have to favour Bemelmans for this one though based on their match last month we have some value on Laaksonen at the start.

 

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