Ugo Humbert, who has had a breakthrough year on tour will be up against Dan Evans in the semifinal clash at the Antwerp Open. Humbert defeated Lloyd Harris in straight sets in the quarterfinals whereas Evans scored an impressive victory over the 3rd seed, Karen Khachanov in the last 8. The Brit who was struggling to find wins before this tournament has regained his form at Antwerp.
- Fixture: Ugo Humbert vs Dan Evans
- Date: 24 October 2020
- Tournament: European Open 2020
- Round: Semifinal
- Venue: Antwerp, Belgium
- Category: ATP 250
- Surface: Indoor hardcourt
- Prize money Approx. €394,800
Ugo Humbert vs Dan Evans: Match Preview
Ugo Humbert defeated Kimmer Coppejans in Round 1 of the European Open. The Frenchman created an upset in Round 2 as he defeated the 2nd seed, Pablo Carreno Busta in 3 sets. He scored a straight sets victory over the South African, Lloyd Harris to progress into the semifinals of the Antwerp Open.
Dan Evans defeated S. Caruso in three sets in Round 1 and followed that up by a straight sets victory over Frances Tiafoe in Round 2. The Brit was tested yet again in the quarterfinals as defeated the 3rd seed, Karen Khachanov in another 3 set encounter to progress into the semifinals. The Brit looks to have regained his form after a few early round exits from the previous tournaments.
Ugo Humbert vs Dan Evans: Head-to-Head
The duo have never faced each other before and their head-to-head stands at 0-0.
Ugo Humbert vs Dan Evans: Match Prediction
Both the players have been in amazing form this week, scoring impressive victories over seeded players. There is not much to separate the two players but Ugo Humbert, given his consistency over the past few months should edge out his opponent in this encounter. Having said that, the match is expected to be close encounter, going into 3 sets. Dan Evans has experience on his side whereas Humbert has the aggression to his aid.
Match Prediction: Ugo Humbert to defeat Dan Evans in 3 sets.