Corentin Moutet vs Diego Schwartzman: Diego Schwartzman, fourth seed at the Barcelona Open 2021, will face Corentin Moutet in the third round clash on Thursday. The Argentine is ranked ninth in the world, whereas, Moutet is ranked on the 75th spot in the ATP Rankings.
- Tournament: ATP Barcelona Open 2021
- Match: Corentin Moutet vs Diego Schwartzman
- Round: Third round
- Date: 22nd April, 2021
- Prize Money: €24,900
- Venue: Barcelona, Spain
- Surface: Clay Court
Corentin Moutet vs Diego Schwartzman: Match Preview
Diego Schwartzman received a bye in the first round by virtue of being the fourth seed. The Argentine secured a three set victory over the American, Frances Tiafoe in the second round clash. The world number nine had to come back from a set down to progress into the third round. He last played at the Monte Carlo Masters, where he suffered a second round exit, after losing to Casper Ruud.
Corentin Moutet has been in fine form this week, as he has secured wins against two good players on clay courts. He defeated the German, Dominik Koepfer in the first round clash in straight sets. The Frenchman secured a three set victory over Dan Evans in the second round. He kept his nerve in the final set, and outplayed the experienced Brit.
Corentin Moutet vs Diego Schwartzman: Head-to-Head
The duo have never faced against each other before, and the head to head stands at 0-0.
Corentin Moutet vs Diego Schwartzman: Match Prediction
Diego Schwartzman enters the match as the certain favorite, by virtue of his higher rankings and prowess on clay courts. The Argentine had a terrific clay court season last year, where he reached the finals of the Italian Masters and also reached the semifinals of the French Open. He also claimed his first title of the season at the Argentina Open last month. The match should be a three set battle, with Schwartzman progressing into the quarterfinals.
Match Prediction: Diego Schwartzman to win in three sets