In the 1/16 finals, Guido Pelha from Argentina will play with Spaniard Pedro Martinez.
The 31-year-old representative of Argentina visited the tournament in Indian Wells in early October. In the 1/64 finals , Pelha beat Kwon Sung - woo from Korea in three sets – 1:6; 6:3; 6:4. But already at stage 1, already at stage 1/32 of the final, a defeat from Roberto Bautista-Agut followed - 5:7; 3:6.
The 24-year-old Spaniard also played in Indian Wells in early October, but Martinez did not perform very well. In the 1/64 finals Pedro beat Roberto Marcora from Italy in two sets – 6:4; 6:0. But in the 1/32 finals Martinez could not cope with the Greek Stefanos Tsitsipas – 2:6; 4:6.
Guido Pelha and Pedro Martinez played together in 2017. In the summer, the representative of Argentina was stronger in two sets at the clay tournament in Milan – 6:1; 7:6 (7:5).
Both tennis players do not play Hard very successfully, but Pedro Martinez is considered the favorite in the face-to-face meeting. At the same time, based on the general form of tennis players, it is worth taking a risk and putting more than 2.5 sets on the total.