Nadal vs Federer: ATP French Open Semi Finals Tennis Tips

João Mourato

Thursday, June 6, 2019 6:02 PM UTC

Thursday, Jun. 6, 2019 6:02 PM UTC

Join us while we take a look at the best value bets for this Friday’s’ contest between Rafael Nadal and Roger Federer in the semi-finals of Roland Garros.

<div><h2>Roger Federer (3) vs. Rafael Nadal (2)</h2><p><a href="" target="_blank" title="Check Federer - Nadal Betting Odds"><strong>Friday, June 7, Paris</strong></a></p><p>Rafael Nadal continued his quest for a 12th French Open title on Tuesday with an impressive 6-1, 6-1, 6-3 win over Kei Nishikori in just one hour and 51 minutes. The 33-year-old broke serve seven times and won 88.89% of the points at the net to improve his career record in Roland Garros to an incredible 91-2. Nadal only dropped a set on his previous five games in Paris and is once again the bookmakers’ undeniable favourite to lift the trophy at 53/100 (1.53) with <a href=";a=bf7f64f4-cd67-4904-9b00-6ded1d41fd18&amp;f=1" rel="nofollow" target="_blank" title="A+ Rated Bookmaker!">Bet365</a>.</p><p>Looking now at Nadal’s draw on this event, the No.2 seed will next take on his long-time rival Roger Federer for a place in the final of Roland Garros. The 20-time Grand Slam champion has enjoyed great success on his return to Paris, reaching the semi-finals for the eighth time in his career after a four-set victory over Stan Wawrinka on Tuesday. Federer became the oldest player to reach the semi-final of a Grand Slam event since Jimmy Connors at the US Open in 1991.</p><p>These two players will face each other for the 39th time in their careers. Nadal leads 23-15 in their head-to-head but Federer won their last five official encounters on the ATP Tour.</p><p>The bookmakers are expecting a straightforward win from Nadal on this match with the defending champion as the heavy favourite to win this match at 3/25 (1.12) with <a href=";a=a710bfac-73c1-4a57-b441-2caf1b9f397b&amp;f=1" rel="nofollow" target="_blank" title="Join William Hill Today!">William Hill</a>. Despite Roger’s recent success over the Spaniard, Nadal is a completely different player on clay and it’s impossible to go against him on this surface. With this in mind, our suggestion is for you to add Rafael’s -2.5 Set Handicap to your <a href="" target="_blank" title="More Predictions &amp; Free Tips">betting tips</a> at 1/1 (2.00) with <a href=";a=6a145d2b-505f-491b-a70e-2f5f31742828&amp;f=1" rel="nofollow" target="_blank" title="Play at this A+ Rated Bookmaker!">Pinnacle</a> as the best value bet for this contest.</p><p><strong>Best Bet: Rafael Nadal -2.5 Set Handicap: 2.0 (1/1) <a href=";a=6a145d2b-505f-491b-a70e-2f5f31742828&amp;f=1" rel="nofollow" target="_blank" title="Play at this A+ Rated Bookmaker!">Pinnacle</a></strong></p></div>
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