Fifth seed Jan-Lennard Struff will face off against the surprise of the tournament Jeremy Chardy in the quarterfinal of the ATP Antalya Open 2021. Chardy enters this round after upsetting Fabio Fognini in his previous match.
- Date: 11th January, 2021
- Tournament: 2021 Antalya Open
- Fixture: Jan-Lennard Struff vs Jeremy Chardy
- Round: Quarterfinals
- Venue: Antalya Turkey
- Category: ATP 250
- Surface: Outdoor Hard-Court
- Prize Money: 361,800
Jan-Lennard Struff vs Jeremy Chardy: Match Preview
World No.37 Jan-Lennard Struff qualified for this round after his Round of 16 opponent Hugo Grenier walked out of the match. As a result, Struff won the match without stepping a foot on the court. And this will be a positive on Struff’s side. He will be completely rested and full of energy when he faces Chardy in the quarterfinals. In the round of 32, Struff overcame Pavel Kotov in straight sets 4-6, 3-6.
30-year old Frenchmen Jeremy Chardy will play in the quarterfinals after beating title favorite Fabio Fognini in the round of 16. In a fascinating contest of tennis, Chardy and Fognini played some of the best tennis seen this week at Antalya.
Chardy won the three-setter match, with every set going into a tiebreaker. The final scoreline of the match was 6-7(7), 7-6(7), 6-7(7). This win will surely provide a boost of confidence to Chardy as he looks to take on another title favorite Struff.
Jan-Lennard Struff vs Jeremy Chardy: Head-to-Head
Both the players have met on five occasions in the past. Jan-Lennard Struff leads the head-to-head 2-3. Their most latest contest was at the Brisbane International 2019. Chardy won that encounter, beating Struff in the round of 32. The scoreline of that match was 4-6, 6-3, 6-4. The Frenchmen will look to make the score 3-3 when the duo next meets in Antalya.
Jan-Lennard Struff vs Jeremy Chardy: Match Prediction
Both the men will be in different physical status in the quarterfinal. Struff is well-rested as he didn’t have to play a shot in the round of 16. While Chardy has to use all his energy to beat Fognini. This will surely come into factor when both the man take the court.
However, Chardy is amped up after overcoming the world no.17, and this state of mind will be crucial. Jan-Lennard Struff will push Chardy to all of his limits. The German will ultimately outlast the Frenchmen in another mesmerizing three-setter.
Match Prediction: Jan-Lennard to end Chardy’s dream run in three sets.