Ugo Humbert could keep it close in his home city
Basilashvili may do well to see off Frenchman in straight sets
From 10am Thursday
Nikoloz Basilashvili is having an excellent season and he is a popular choice to win his Moselle Open second-round clash against Ugo Humbert.
Hamburg champ Basilashvili, a 6-2 7-6 victor over Kenny de Schepper in round one, could bring his greater experience to bear. But Humbert, who dumped Bernard Tomic 6-7 6-3 6-4 in his opener, could put on a show in his home city of Metz.
The 4-7 about Humbert winning at least a set could oblige, but that's a bit short considering Basilashvili has been well backed to oblige in straight sets.
Humbert doesn't receive many games on handicaps, so instead a bet on the match going the distance may be the order.
Naomi Osaka put in a blinding display to hammer Dominika Cibulkova 6-2 6-1 in the US Open heroine's Tokyo opener.
U Humbert v N Basilashvili three sets
1pt 6-4 Betway
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