Stefanos Tsitsipas (@1.6) vs Andrey Rublev (@2.37)
23-08-2019

Our Prediction:

Stefanos Tsitsipas will win

Stefanos Tsitsipas – Andrey Rublev Match Prediction | 23-08-2019

Stefanos Tsitsipas has more than made good on his breakthrough 2018 campaign this season and will surely be targeting a profitable run over the North American summer hard-court swing. The Australian, who went 1-11 at tour-level last season, has taken the good form he displayed on the Challenger tour last year into ATP events with sterling success. But he will be up against a man in the form of his life in the shape of world #46 Jordan Thompson.

Tsitsipas is regarded as having an all-court game.[79][18][74] His favorite surface is grass and Wimbledon is his favorite tournament.[80] Tsitsipas also excels on clay, having grown up playing on that surface in Greece. He has said, "I feel very confident when I step on the dirt.

Tsitsipas has expressed interest in promoting the sport of tennis in Greece, where he has said "tennis is not very popular."[4] After his finals appearance at the 2018 Barcelona Open, he commented that his success was helping him achieve this goal. It got people's attention... Of his performance and the attention it received, he stated, "Many people were talking about [the final] and I had plenty of interviews that I did on big channels in Greece for big media centres. It makes me motivated to do even better in the future, and become even more popular...

He also climbed to No. 6 Kevin Anderson in succession. After reaching the semifinals in Washington,[46] he reached his second final of the season and first career Masters final at the Canadian Open. 10 John Isner.[44][45] Tsitsipas had his second big breakthrough of the year in the lead up to the US Open. After losing in the first or second rounds of the Masters 1000 tournaments in Madrid and Rome, Tsitsipas closed out the clay court season by winning his first career Grand Slam match at the French Open against Carlos Taberner before losing to Thiem, the eventual runner-up.[3] He played the next Grand Slam at Wimbledon seeded for first time at No. During the tournament, he became the youngest player to record four top ten wins in a single event, defeating No. 10 Novak Djokovic, No. He also saved match points in the latter two matches.[47][48] Tsitsipas lost the final to Nadal on his 20th birthday in a closer match than their first encounter. 3 Alexander Zverev, and No. 8 Dominic Thiem, No. 31.[43] He took advantage of the seed and produced his best result at a major tournament at the time, a fourth round loss to No.

2019 Cincinnati Masters Andrey Rublev vs Daniil Medvedev Preview & Prediction

The 21-year old Russian player is currently ranked 31th in the ATP standings of the singles test.After winning the first set against Taylor Fritz, Andrey Rublev saw himself 2-1 in sets, being very close to defeat, resuming later to impose in the tiebreak of set 4 and to make the victory in the decisive set.In the second game he met Australian Alex De Minaur, one of the most formidable players in this tournament with Stefanos Tsitsipas, in which the Russian Rublev managed to award a single set, the score being 3-1 in favor of De Minaur .

He reached the semifinals at the Italian Open, but this time he lost to Rafael Nadal in straight sets. He won his second career title at the Open 13 in Marseille over Mikhail Kukushkin[66] before finishing runner-up to Federer at the Dubai Tennis Championships. His performance in Dubai put him in the top 10 of the ATP rankings for the first time.[67] Tsitsipas closed out the early year hard court season with a career-best result in doubles, finishing runner-up to the Bryan brothers at the Miami Open with Wesley Koolhof.[68] A month later, he won his first career clay court title at the Estoril Open after defeating Pablo Cuevas in the final.[69] He reached a second successive clay court final at the Madrid Open, only to lose to Novak Djokovic, after defeating Rafael Nadal in the semifinals.[70]. Tsitsipas built on his Grand Slam success by reaching two finals in February in back-to-back weeks.

In these four events, a quarterfinal at the Australian Open was his best result.[13] He did not win any singles finals that year, but he did have another runner-up finish at the Orange Bowl, this time losing to Miomir Kecmanovi in a third set tiebreak.[13][16] He finished the season as the No. 1 junior.[13] He began playing on the ITF junior circuit in 2013 at the age of 14. Tsitsipas is a former world No. He did not play in any high-level Grade A tournaments until the Abierto Juvenil Mexicano in November 2014, but was able to make it all the way to the final of his second career Grade A event at the Orange Bowl a month later.[13][14] Tsitsipas had entered the tournament ranked outside of the top 100 in the junior rankings.[15] In 2015, Tsitsipas got his first opportunity to play in the junior Grand Slam tournaments.

After culminating his season with an exhibition title at the Next Gen Finals, Tsitsipas continued to build on his success by reaching the semifinals at the 2019 Australian Open. He reached three tour-level finals in 2018 and won his first title at the Stockholm Open. Tsitsipas won his first ATP match in late 2017 and quickly ascended up the ATP rankings the following year. With his runner-up finish at the Canadian Open, he became the youngest player to defeat four top ten opponents in a single tournament.

That win was a statement of intent, and the Swiss will be more determined to avenge his loss to Tsitsipas. His feet will be absolutely sore tomorrow morning. Tsitsipas has consumed too much energy in two weeks, and he took three hours to win his semifinal. Federer, on the other hand, took merely an hour to see off Coric, a player who caused him so much pain last year.