Top Play for 2017 French Open Men's Final: Wawrinka vs. Nadal

Pro tennis player Stan Wawrinka

Joao Mourato

Saturday, June 10, 2017 3:04 PM GMT

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At the age of 31, Rafael Nadal continues his quest for a 10th career title in Paris. Adding to this, Nadal has also become the 3rd player in history to reach 10 finals on the same Grand Slam tournament after Bill Tilden at the US Open and Roger Federer in Wimbledon. After his straight-sets victory against Dominic Thiem in the previous round, Rafael improved his phenomenal record in Roland Garros to 78 – 2. Despite Dominic’s extraordinary display against Novak Djokovic in the quarterfinals, the Austrian struggled to perform at a consistent level with 21 winners and 34 unforced errors.

Playing on the big stages brings the best out of Stan Wawrinka with an astonishing 86.30% winning record in Grand Slam events since his victory at the 2014 Australian Open. Taking a look now at Stan’s campaign in Paris, the 2015 French Open champion reaches this stage of the competition after an epic five-set battle against Andy Murray. Despite facing one of the best defenders on the tour, Wawrinka ended the match with 87 winners and an outstanding 1.13 winners / unforced errors ratio.

This will be the 19th career meeting between these two players with Nadal leading on the h2h by 15 – 3.

Due to Nadal’s dominance over this opponent and brilliant record in Roland Garros, it’s not surprising to see Rafael as the undeniable favorite to win this match. However, Wawrinka is always a fearful opponent on Grand Slam events and his 3 – 0 record on Major finals can never be underestimated. With this in mind, our suggestion is for you to take advantage of Wawrinka’s tennis odds by adding his set handicap to your betting picks as the best play for this exciting final.

 Free Tennis Pick: Stan Wawrinka +2.5 Set Handicap (-128)Best Line Offered: at Pinnacle

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