Roger is having a fantastic 2019 with a superb 11-1 win-loss record. Federer is on a 7-matches winning streak and he has conquered the last 12 sets. The world no.4 had also spent not much time on court after he beat Stan Wawrinka 6-3 6-4 in 50 minutes and Kyle Edmund 6-1 6-4 in 63 minutes.
Ranked no.67, the 22-year-old from Poland is having a dream run in Indian Wells where he accessed the quarters beating the likes of Kei Nishikori and Denis Shapovalov.
Head to head Roger Federer vs. Hubert Hurkacz
There is no head to head record between Federer and Hukacz as this will be the first time that they play each other. However, they practiced together in Shanghai where Roger appreciated Hubert’s manners.
The Swiss is widely expected to win the match, probably in straight sets.