Second seed David Goffin and fourth seed Alex de Minaur will battle it out in the semifinals of the ATP Antalya Open 2021. After easing past in the quarterfinals, Goffin and de Minaur will be on the hunt to make it in the finals of the first tournament of the year.
- Date: 12th January, 2021
- Tournament: Antalya Open, 2021
- Fixture: Alex de Minaur vs David Goffin
- Round: Semifinals
- Venue: Antalya, Turkey
- Category: ATP 250
- Surface: Outdoor Hard-Court
- Prize Money: €361,800
Alex de Minaur vs David Goffin: Match Preview
Both the players have had a cakewalk wins in the quarterfinals. Australian de Minaur trounced Nikoloz Basilashvili in straight sets 2-6, 4-6. This wins means that de Minaur still hasn’t dropped a set in this tournament. His previous wins in the tournament against Adrian Andreev and Malek Jaziri were no less than a drubbing. De Minaur has now placed himself as the serious title contender with his excellent performances.
However, one player who can change all that is World No.16, David Goffin. The Belgian is now the top seed in the tournament. He defeated his quarterfinal opponent Stefano Travaglia in straight sets as well, 3-6, 2-6. He looks to be in top form as he enters the semifinals.
Alex de Minaur vs David Goffin: Head-to-Head
De Minaur and Goffin faced off in the round-robin match at the 2019 Davis Cup. The Australian blew past Goffin in straight sets 6-0, 7-6(4). This gives de Minaur a 1-0 edge on the head-to-head record.
Alex de Minaur vs David Goffin: Match Prediction
This will be highly competitive contest. Both the players are in top form and show no signs of stopping. De Minaur and Goffin will serve a treat of a match to tennis fans. The Belgian will outlast de Minaur, after a laborious yet fascinating match up.
Match Prediction: David Goffin books his berth in the final after three set win against de Minaur.