The inaugural APT tournament Istanbul Open is in his final stage as World No. 2 Roger Federer is set to take on 23 rank player Pablo Cuevas in the final match on 3 May, 2015. The match has been scheduled to begin 17:00 local time and 15:00 BST in Garanti Koza Arena. This is the first meet between these two tennis professionals on tennis court.
Head to Head
Roger Federer 0:0 Pablo Cuevas
Dubai Open 2015 champion Roger Federer will be desperate to win first Istanbul Open crown by defeating Cuevas. Swiss star beat Diego Schwartzman in the semi-final of tournament to reach to the final whereas Pablo beat Grigor Dimitrov in the semifinal game to setup final battle against former world no. 1 player.
After beating Schwartzman in the Istanbul semi-final, Roger said, “I think what was important in the third set was to keep working hard.I needed to put in a lot of effort to stay with Diego. Cuevas is playing very, very well… I think it’s going to be a tough match. Cuevas has obviously played a lot on clay.”
Hence Federer also believes that today’s final match will be a tough challenge for him as Pablo has played lot of tennis on Clay court and he is much experienced in it which can give Pablo Cuevas a lot of benefit.
Current form suggests Roger Federer will be favorite to win but Pablo Cuevas can give tough challenge to Federer which he also accepts. As per Sports Mirchi predictions Federer will win and claim Istanbul title.
Live Streaming Online
You can watch Federer vs Cuevas live tennis match online streaming and telecast on tennistv.com and bet365.com. The latest match updates and live score will be provided by livescore.com.