Location: Sofia, Bulgaria
Surface: Indoor hard court
Category: ATP 250 Series
Prize money: 482,060 €
Top seed: Dominic Thiem
Defending champion: Roberto Bautista Agut
The Garanzi Koza will be hosted by Bulgaria for the second year in a row. In 2015 it was removed from Croatia. Last year it didn’t attract top players but this year the situation has changed. Many of the world’s best players have confirmed their desire to participate. The local fans will support the Bulgaria-native Grigor Dimitrov and he should be highly motivated to show his best.
Roberto Bautista Agut will defend the title and will also attract the audience.
Weather condition and surface
Frankly speaking, weather hasn’t be friendly these days. The national weather service for Sofia forecast the minimum temperature at about -3℃ (or 27℉) on Saturday 11th February. After the sunny and hot Australia it’s not very comfortable. And despite the fact that matches will be held in indoor venues, the officials should try really hard to make it up for the cold. In fact, it won’t be easy to adapt for the new courts, new weather and completely different tennis style.
Last year the event was won by Roberto Bautista Agut as he was probably the only consistent player and a relay favorite to the title. This year it won’t be easy for him to defend the title. Grigor Dimitrov and other top players will stand in his way.
There’s no place like a home court. Grigor Dimitrov, the main favorite to the title this year, will do his best to prove he truth of the reformulated proverb. Especially considering the Bulgarian’s current physical form. Bautista Agut will also struggle hard. We can’t also ignore David Goffin and Dominic Thiem. The both look more preferable than the Spaniard at the current portion of the season. Viktor Troicki, Maroc Baghdatis and Martin Klizan are also in good form and fast courts favor them a lot.
Generally, the event will feature many mediocre players. Taking into account fast courts specification, the outcome may depend on several rallies in the matches.
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