Wimbledon 2018 – Roger Federer vs Adrian Mannarino Preview

AT A GLANCE

Where is Roger Federer vs Adrian Mannarino taking place? Centre Court, Wimbledon, London

When is Roger Federer vs Adrian Mannarino on and what time does it start? Monday 9th July, 2018 - 15:00 (UK)

What television channel is Roger Federer vs Adrian Mannarino on? BBC 1 (UK)

Where can I stream Roger Federer vs Adrian Mannarino? The match can be streamed online via BBC iPlayer

Where can I get tickets for Roger Federer vs Adrian Mannarino? A limited number of tickets go on sale 24 hours in advance on Ticketmaster. Alternatively, you can brave the famous Wimbledon Queue!

THE LOWDOWN

ROGER FEDERER

  • The first week at Wimbledon was something of a stroll for Federer as he won all three matches against Lajovic, Lacko and Struff in straight sets but the competition will start to ramp up gradually and Mannarino offers a different test here.
  • Federer has now won his last 29 sets at Wimbledon as he builds on his impeccable 2017 campaign in which he won the title without dropping a set and he is closing in on his record 35 consecutive sets won which he achieved in 2005-2006.
  • He is looking in good shape fitness-wise and with a 100% record against Mannarino, the fact he is up against a left-hander in reasonable form himself will not concern Federer as he opens the tennis on Centre Court in the second week.

ADRIAN MANNARINO

  • Mannarino has equalled his best performance at Wimbledon by reaching the fourth round but he has had a relatively gentle route to this stage overcoming Garin, Harrison and Medvedev to get here.
  • It took him five sets to beat Medvedev on Friday in the third round which does not bode well as he steps up in quality to face Federer who has breezed through his matches so far.
  • Mannarino will take some heart from the last time he met Federer in Basel 2017 where he took his first and only set in five matches against the Swiss legend on his home turf, so he will hope to build on that here.

THE STATISTICS

THE PREDICTION

Federer has not lost any of his last 29 sets at Wimbledon and Mannarino has shown little to suggest that he will be the man to snap that streak. Mannarino has done well to get to this stage but he has faced relatively poor opposition so far and has not exactly found it easy as his five-set match with Medvedev in the third round showed. Federer should extend his run and move into the quarter-finals.