Originally Posted by abraxas21
it's just a match in a guy's early career against one of the best players of the present era. he's obviously expected to lose. whatever the case, he'll still have a great career.
Obviously this is true. However it will be an indicator of where his game is at the moment. Taking a set or losing in three tight sets would obviously show progress compared to last year when he only won 8 games against Fed in the 4th round.