Federer won their only previous meeting. That was in May this year and he won in straight sets on a clay court.
Federer hasn’t dropped a set so far but he has had a tight set in all his matches. Goffin broke him 3 times.
Zverev also hasn’t lost a set. He was 3-6 down in his tie break with Baghdatis but managed to win it 11-9.
I have a feeling that this could go to 3 sets. Federer hasn’t failed to reach the final since 2002 and has won the title for the past 3 years. He has won the title 8 times and won’t be giving his title up without a fight. I am hoping for a fast start by Zverev.
Back Federer if Zverev takes set 1