13:00 – Starace v Serra
Rankings are 69 and 60. Head to heads are 2-1 to Serra. ( 1-1 on clay)
Looking at stats just for clay, Starace serves 75% of first serves in and wins 64% of points on first serve. Serra hits 60% of first serves and wins 64% of points on first serve.
Starace reached the final of the Challenger event in Turin a couple of weeks ago. He also reached the semi finals in Nice where he lost to an in form Gasquet.
Serra has lost 4 of his last 5 matches.
Based on recent form, back Starace on serve.
Update: Starace won 6-2, 6-2