Roger Federer and Joao Sousa will play each other in the 2nd round of the Internazionali BNL d’Italia for the 2nd time of their career on Wednesday at 11 am on the Center Court.

Roger Federer

Ranked no. 3 Federer will start his run in Rome hoping to win his 102nd career title after he won his last title Miami in March. Federer has a 20-3 win-loss record in 2019, 2-1 on clay. Roger staged his comeback on the dirt in Madrid after 3 years. The Swiss played rather good tennis, but he fell in the quarters to Dominic Thiem after he was unable to convert 2 match points

Joao Sousa

Ranked no. 72 Sousa reached the second round in Rome after beating Frances Tiafoe 6-3 6-73 7-64

Sousa has a 9-11 win-loss record in 2019, 4-7 on clay.

Last year result

Last year in Rome Sousa lost in the qualifications 6-4 6-3 to Nicolas Jarry

HEAD TO HEAD and prediction Roger Federer vs. Joao Sousa

This will be the 2nd time that Roger Federer and Joao Sousa square off. The head to head is 1-0 for Federer (see full H2H stats), but they have never play in on clay.

The last time that they face off, Fedeer won 6-78 6-4 6-2 in the 2nd round in Halle in 2014.


The favorite for Tennis Tonic is Roger Federer that should win in 2 sets.

Betting odds

According to bet365, Roger Federer is the favorite to win the match.
Roger Federer -> 1.11
Joao Sousa -> 6.50

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Head 2 Head

Win Loss
2019 2018 2017
22 - 3
10 - 13

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