ATP Acapulco Open 2021: Tennys Sandgren vs Felix Auger Aliassime Preview, Analysis and Prediction for Abierto Mexicano Telcel

Felix Auger Aliassime will open his Acapulco Open campaign against the American, Tennys Sandgren.

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Felix Auger Aliassime vs Tennys Sandgren
Felix Auger Aliassime vs Tennys Sandgren

Felix Auger Aliassime, seventh seed at the Acapulco Open will face the American, Tennys Sandgren in the first round clash on Monday. The Canadian is ranked 19th in the ATP Rankings, whereas, Sandygren is ranked 58th in the world.

Match Details:

  • Tournament: Acapulco Open 2021
  • Fixture: Felix Auger Aliassime vs Tennys Sandgren
  • Date: March 15, 2021
  • Venue: Acapulco, Mexico
  • Surface: Hard Court
  • Prize Money: $1,053,560

Tennys Sandgren vs Felix Auger Aliassime: Match Preview

Felix Auger Aliassime - FirstSportz
Felix Auger Aliassime

Tennys Sandgren comes will play his first tournament after the Australian Open 2021. The American lost in the first round against Alex De Minaur in the first round of the Australian Open. Sandgren has not had the best start to his year as he also suffered an early exit from the Adelaide International, earlier in February.

Felix Auger Aliassime comes into the tournament after suffering a first round defeat at the hands of Kei Nishikori at the Rotterdam Open. The Canadian had a decent run at the Australian Open where he reached the last 16, eventually losing to Aslan Karatsev.

Tennys Sandgren vs Felix Auger Aliassime: Head-to-Head

Tennys Sandgren
Tennys Sandgren

The duo have clashed against each other just once at the Cincinnati Masters last year. Sandgren won the second round encounter in a thrilling set three victory and leads the head to head record, 1-0.

Tennys Sandgren vs Felix Auger Aliassime: Match Prediction

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The Canadian will progress into the second round

Felix Auger Aliassime enters the match as the certain favorite by virtue of his higher ranking and current form. However, Sandgren is a fierce competitor on hard courts. The American reached the quarterfinals of the Australian Open last year, where he gave Roger Federer a run for his money. Felix is expected to emerge victorious in another three set thriller between the two players and avenge his loss from the Cincinnati Masters.

Match Prediction: Felix Auger Aliassime to defeat Sandgren in three sets

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