I'm not saying that hajek is a better player than vasek, it doesnt take being a better player per say to beat someone else though.
Hajek likes these courts so thats why i thought vasek would have had a hard time getting by him
given the way this season's gone and the fact that any time he has come against decent competition he's lost it was hard for me to be optimistic about the draw..although the one time i was he meat my expectations
Yeah, I agree that if a player is better overall than another player it doesn't mean that they will win all the time, so you have to go by the specific matchup, and I would say that Vashy would still have the edge here, on clay maybe not though.
Even if Hajek likes the courts, it's still not a clay court which he likes best, and Vasek no matter how slow, still likes the hard court best, the ball still bounces like it's supposed to on a HC, just slower and you don't have to slide on a HC.
well he hasnt had many WTF losses..even early in the year
for me his biggest disappointments did happen rather recently against dustov and williams. Yeah they were playing at home but i still feel like those were matches he should have won and then ofcourse there's the straight set loss with only 1 break point earned against lorenzi.
im not sure where he's going next but with the point loss and players in position to move past him this really damages his chances of fulfilling his goal and making the AO direct and top 100 by years end.
The Dustov match was at altitude, so I don't think Vasek was ready for that, plus Williams is from the US, and it's usually tough to beat those guys who are trying to get into the USO, they are typically extra motivated.