Rio Open quarter-finals: How to bet Munar vs. Auger-Aliassime

João Mourato

Thursday, February 21, 2019 5:18 PM UTC

Thursday, Feb. 21, 2019 5:18 PM UTC

The action continues in Rio de Janeiro with Jaume Munar and Felix Auger-Aliassime fighting for a place in the semi-finals of the Rio Open.

<p><a href="" target="_blank" title="Check Munar - Auger-Aliassime Betting Odds"><strong>Jaume Munar vs. Felix Auger-Aliassime (WC)</strong></a></p><p>Felix Auger-Aliassime continued his dream run at the Rio Open on Wednesday as he reached his first quarter-final at an ATP Tour 500 tournament. The 18-year-old recovered from a slow start to defeat Christian Garin 7-5, 6-4 in one hour and 46 minutes. Auger-Aliassime gained sweet revenge on Garin after a three-set defeat against the Chilean last week in the first round of the Argentina Open in Buenos Aires. The Canadian teenager is also guaranteed to claim a new career-high ranking next week with an unprecedented appearance in the top 100.</p><p>Auger-Aliassime will next face Jaume Munar, who needed three hours and 19 minutes to beat Cameron Norrie in the second round of the Rio Open. Munar wasted two match points in the second set he was still able to regroup and win the third set to claim sixth win in the last eight matches. The 21-year-old saved 11 out of 15 break points he faced in the entire match and won 41.13% of the points played on Norrie’s serve. Known as one of the most promising young players on the ATP Tour, Munar is trying to become the first Spaniard to lift the trophy in Rio de Janeiro since David Ferrer in 2015.</p><p>These two players will face each other for the third time in their careers. Munar leads 2-0 on their head-to-head and is also the favourite to win this match <a href=";a=8cb1fdf6-5659-4f16-a75b-679218b0115e" rel="nofollow" target="_blank" title="Join 10Bet &amp; Start Playing Today!">at 1.63 with 10Bet</a>. The Spanish youngster is an exceptional clay-court player and won 17 of his last 20 official encounters on the red dirt when <a href="" target="_blank" title="Live Tennis Odds Board">priced below even money</a>. Adding to this, Munar will have one day to recover from the long match against Norrie. With this in mind, our suggestion is to add Jaume’s moneyline to your <a href="" target="_blank" title="More Predictions &amp; Free Tips">betting tips</a> as the most value bet for this contest.</p>
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