Originally Posted by Mr Flamboyant
Can anyone explain the $1.45 for Gilles Muller to beat Leonardo Azzaro .. ? Muller has been having a decent season on the clay, making the third round at Estorill and improving his ranking to 66 in the world.
Meantime Aazzaro has spent most of his time on the challenger circut and is ranked a distant 309th in the world.
Unless Muller is carrying an injury or illness into today, he should be miles shorter than $1.45 to take care of Azzaro..? Thoughts?
Muller isn't exactly the most consistent player to be backing at heavy chalk. He beat Lapentti and Christophe Rochus at Estoril, which isn't all that impressive. He has also lost to Waske, Vicente, and Schuettler and really hasn't had a win over a quality opponent yet. I have no idea what type of game Azzaro has, but he did beat Gasquet and Gremelmayr in qualifying which is pretty impressive, and he took GGL to three close sets in Estoril.