Roger Federer v Marcus Willis Live
Tennis romantics will have something to look forward to on Wednesday, as the virtually unknown Marcus Willis, who defeated World number 54 Ricardas Berankis, gears up to face the greatest of all time, Roger Federer.
This will be the first meeting between these two players. Roger Federer is currently ranked 3rd in the world, while his opponent, Marcus Willis is ranked an astonishing 771 places below him. The Swiss maestro comes into this game in good form, winning four of his last five matches. These wins were against Jan-Lennard Struff (6-4 7-6(3)), Malek Jaziri (6-3 7-5), David Goffin (6-1 7-6(10)), and Guido Pella (7-6(5) 7-6(3) 6-3). The most recent defeat for the 17 time Grand Slam winner was the defeat against Alexander Zverev at Halle (7-6(4) 5-7 6-3). The British number 23, who is competing at a Grand Slam for the first time in his career has had to rack up a number of wins in this tournament already to get to this stage.
His most recent wins have come against David Pichler (6-4 3-6 6-3), Yuichi Sugita (1-6 6-4 6-1), Andrey Rublev (7-5 6-4), Daniil Medvedev (3-6 7-5 6-3 6-4), and the massive upset against Ricardas Berankis (6-3 6-3 6-4). The romantic story ends here; Roger Federer to win this game in straight sets.
Tags: Marcus Willis, Roger Federer, Grand Slam
Posted: 29th June 2016
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