Alexander Zverev will take on Carlos Alcaraz Garfia in the first round of the Acapulco Open 2021. Zverev is currently the World no.7 on the ATP rankings and Garfia is the World no.132.
- Tournament: Acapulco Open 2021
- Match: Alexander Zverev vs Carlos Alcaraz Garfia
- Round: First Round
- Date: 16th March, 2021
- Prize Money: $11,460
- Venue: Acapulco, Mexico
- Surface: Hard Court
Alexander Zverev vs Carlos Alcaraz Garfia: Preview
Zverev is part of the group that is looked upon as the next generation of players who will eventually take over from the ‘Big Three’ of tennis. He ended last year well by reaching the Finals of the US Open. But the new year hasn’t started that well for the German. He lost in the Quarter Finals of the Australian Open to Novak Djokovic 6-7 6-4 6-2 7-6. Zverev next participated in the Rotterdam Open where he was ousted in the round of 32 by Alexander Bublik 7-5 6-3.
His opponent in the first round of the Acapulco Open 2021 is Carlos Alcaraz Garfia. Garfia from Spain is only 17 years old. Garfia had started 2020 ranked World no.490 but by the time the year ended he was World no.141, and in the process became the only seventeen year old to be ranked inside the top 400. He had reached the second round of the Australian Open but failed to qualify for the Montpellier Open.
Alexander Zverev vs Carlos Alcaraz Garfia: Head-to-Head
These two players have never met on the tour, so the head to head stands at 0-0.
Alexander Zverev vs Carlos Alcaraz Garfia: Prediction
Zverev is one of the best players on the tour. He is an aggressive baseliner, with a great serve and an even better backhand. Garfia should take this match as a learning experience.
Match Prediction: Alexander Zverev will beat Carlos Alcaraz Garfia in straight sets.