17:00 – Garcia-Lopez v Malisse
Rankings are 42 and 84. Head to heads are 2-0 to Malisse but both were on hard courts.
Garcia-Lopez is having a good clay court season with some impressive displays.
Malisse broke up his clay season by playing a Challenger Tour event on hard courts a couple of weeks ago. This could affect his timing today and give more of an edge to G-L. To make matters worse he lost in the first round.
Garcia-Lopez wins 71% of his service games. Back him on serve or from the start.
Update: Garcia-Lopez won 6-2, 7-6.