Two very important points to take note. Haas looked really jaded at the beginning of this tournament and was not meant to beat Sijsling but for the retirement. A days rest seemed to rejuvenate him to beat Istomin who I think was not trying. Having breezed past Istomin, he now feels confident that he can run through what is left.
Gulbis on the other hand has been good but questionable. 0-4 against Querrey in the 3rd seems to say that he is still vulnerable. If Haas comes to play which I now think he will, there will be only one winner. I am picking Haas to do the job well!!
Niculescu to give poutkova a spanking. I believe her hyped up formline through Cepelova who was lame and a cold out of form Venus is very misleading