Despite not playing in San Diego last week, Nishikori has put together a very consistent schedule throughout the season with consistent results. The Japanese player will look to put his defensive skills to the test and use aggressive shots to put the Brit into uncomfortable positions in the court.
Evans will need to improve his first serve and take any opportunities he can create with concentration levels having to be at its optimum. The slower, hotter conditions will make things a bit tougher for the Brit so he will need to show more patience in rallies and will have to physically outlast Nishikori. This match will favour the Japanese star and stylistically he is the favourite to advance to the third round in California.
We may receive compensation for products purchased via affiliate links on this website
Privacy & Cookies Policy
Necessary cookies are absolutely essential for the website to function properly. This category only includes cookies that ensures basic functionalities and security features of the website. These cookies do not store any personal information.
Any cookies that may not be particularly necessary for the website to function and is used specifically to collect user personal data via analytics, ads, other embedded contents are termed as non-necessary cookies. It is mandatory to procure user consent prior to running these cookies on your website.