Anderson vs Isner Tennis Prediction
The big decision in Wimbledon is getting closer. On Friday, 13.07.2018, at noon, the semi-final between Kevin Anderson and John Isner. This is certainly a surprising pairing in this round of the last four players. So it’s clear that a potential outsider will make it to the final. There it will then go for Anderson or Isner against the winner of the pairing Novak Djokovic against Rafael Nadal. The second semi-final will also be played on Friday.
Too surprising, this final is not, however, Kevin Anderson was finally in the last year in the final of the US Open. Also, he was able to bring in some good results in 2018. He has managed to throw the defending champion out of the competition with Roger Federer. Nevertheless, he is only slightly traded as an outsider against Isner. For Isner, the quarterfinals of the US Open 2011 was the biggest success so far in a Grand Slam tournament. 2018 has been good for the American, who won the Miami Open. Isner prevailed against Milos Raonic before.
Betting and odds for the match are available at Bwin. There can be placed on the winner, the odds are almost balanced. Likewise, you can bet on the sentences.
Will Anderson reach his second grand slam final?
Kevin Anderson was at Wimbledon for the first time in 2008. Born in 1986, the South African failed already in the first round. Until 2017, the 4th round was the highest of emotions. Accordingly, of course, a surprise that he is now in the semifinals. However, it has already suggested last year that Anderson is potentially capable of a title of this kind, as he stood in the final of the US Open. However, he has clearly lost to Kevin Anderson.
He has already put through his worst match when he beat defending champion Roger Federer in the quarter-finals. It took five sets and it became enormously exciting towards the end. The match ended in 2: 6, 6: 7, 7: 5, 6: 4 and 13:11. Anderson has mastered a mammoth task here, which should have cost a lot of strength. Even before he had to give something to prevail against his adversaries. It also took four sets against Gael Mofils and Andreas Seppi. In contrast, three sentences were enough for Philipp Kohlschreiber and Norbert Gombos.
Isner towards the next success?
John Isner has also been on the tour for a while. By 2018 he has won 12 individual titles, but never on the big stage. That was set to change in 2018 when he first won an ATP Masters 1000 tournament at the Miami Open. In the final he has prevailed against Alexander Zverev. Isners’ achievement of the semi-final at Wimbledon 2018 is not surprising. And now he is even easily a favorite against Anderson traded, even if apparently for both sides, everything is open.
In the quarterfinals before he got to do it with the Canadian Milos Raonic and went first in arrears. Eventually he won 6: 7, 7: 6, 6: 4 and 6: 3. Before that, he wins three sets against Stefanos Tsitsipas, Radu Albot and Yannick Maden. Only in the second round did he need five sets against Belgian Ruben Bemelmans.
Anderson – Isner Record – Previous meetings
The direct record of these two players speaks clearly for John Isner, who won eight out of eleven matches against Kevin Anderson. Also Isner is with 13 individual titles before Anderson, who could win four times in the individual tournaments of the tour. For the first time there was a clash in Las Vegas 2008. Anderson won this first comparison. For Isner could secure the last five victories. Among others in 2014 in Cincinnati or 2015 at the Indian Wells Open.
Anderson – Isner Tip – Wimbledon 2018
A look at the match odds shows how closely Anderson and Isner are seen together. The odds are almost balanced, and in fact, chances are good that there will not be a clear outcome. Isner is slightly favored in the race. On the one hand, that may be due to the fact that he usually had his nose up against Anderson, but also that his way to the semi-finals was borne by less strain. Anderson had to fight a lot and the match against Federer cost a lot of strength. On the other hand, he has just defeated Roger Federer and has shown that is to be expected with him. Nevertheless: Due to the direct comparison Isner is easy to see in front.
Tennis Prediction: John Isner to win