Forecast: Indian Wells Men's Singles Semifinals

Forecast: Indian Wells Men's Singles Semifinals

This forecast is about the semifinals only, click here for the forecast about the eventual champion.


Federer vs Coric

 

Federer: 86%

Coric: 14%

Contributing factors: 

  • Federer leads their head to head 1-0.
  • Federer has won his last 12 Masters 1000 semifinals in a row.
  • The last time Federer lost a Masters 1000 semifinal to a player other than Nadal, Djokovic or Murray was at the 2010 Paris Masters, losing to Monfils. 
  • Coric has four top-5 wins, including a win over the world number 1. He also has a total of eight top-10 wins in his career, relatively high for a player of his ranking.
  • In his last 5 matches against top-10 players on American soil, Coric is 4-1.

 


Raonic vs Del Potro 

 
 

Raonic: 56%

Del Potro: 44%

Contributing factors:

  • Raonic leads their head to head 2-1, including having won both their matches on outdoor hard courts. 
  • Raonic has only lost Masters 1000 semifinals to Federer, Djokovic and Murray, while Del Potro has additional losses to lower ranked players.
  • Del Potro is carrying a back injury, the extent of it's seriousness is unknown. 
  • Del Potro has had much better results in 2018 and has generally played more tennis.
  • Raonic is 1-4 in his last 5 matches against top-10 opponents. 
  • Both players have historically shown good form at Indian Wells: both have reached 3 quarterfinals,  2 semifinals, 1 final and have a near identical match win % (72% for Del Potro, 73% for Raonic).
Forecast: Indian Wells Men's Singles Final

Forecast: Indian Wells Men's Singles Final

Forecast: Indian Wells Men's Singles Champion 2018 (Update 3)

Forecast: Indian Wells Men's Singles Champion 2018 (Update 3)