Layers respectful of Djere hopes against Marco Cecchinato
Markets do get it wrong and Italian seed can be backed
WTA Bucharest Open
BT Sport 2, 1pm Friday
Oddsmakers are offering up what looks a big price for Marco Cecchinato to beat Laslo Djere in their Croatia Open quarter-final clash.
The markets do get it wrong sometimes and Cecchinato would normally be shorter than 8-11 to see off the Serb and progress to the semi-finals.
It is worth backing Cecchinato, who did well to oust in-form Jiri Vesely in his opener – as a high seed the Italian received a first-round bye – and he should have too much for Djere after reaching the semi-finals of the French Open last month.
Djere has done well to post wins over Pablo Cuevas and Max Marterer this week and is improving steadily but he may need Cecchinato to underperform to stay in the title reckoning.
BT Sport are showing live action from the WTA Bucharest Open and Romania's Mihaela Buzarnescu, who is seeded second in front of her home supporters, is a hot favourite to beat Yafan Wang and reach the last four.
1pt 8-11 Coral, Ladbrokes, Paddy Power
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