Stefanos Tsitsipas vs Felix Auger Aliassime: Stefanos Tsitsipas, second seed at the Barcelona Open 2021, will face the Canadian, Felix Auger Aliassime in the quarterfinal clash on Friday. The Greek is ranked fifth in the world, whereas, Auger-Aliassime is ranked 20th in the world.
- Tournament: ATP Barcelona Open 2021
- Match: Stefanos Tsitsipas vs Felix Auger Aliassime
- Round: Quarterfinal
- Date: 23rd April, 2021
- Prize Money: €42,180
- Venue: Barcelona, Spain
- Surface: Clay Court
Stefanos Tsitsipas vs Felix Auger Aliassime: Match Preview
Stefanos Tsitsipas received a bye in the first round by virtue of being the second seed. In the second round, he outplayed Jaume Munar in straight sets, where he dropped just two games in the entire match. The Greek defeated Alex de Minaur in another straight sets victory in the third round. The world number five won the Monte Carlo Masters title last week, after he defeated Andrey Rublev in the finals.
Felix Auger Aliassime also received a bye in the first round. In the second round, he produced a comeback victory over Lorenzo Musetti, whom he defeated in a three set battle. He outplayed his Canadian counterpart, Denis Shapovalov in the third round, and dropped just five games in the entire match.
Stefanos Tsitsipas vs Felix Auger Aliassime: Head-to-Head
The duo have faced against each other on five occasions, with Tsitsipas leading the head-to-head encounter, 3-2. They last played at the Acapulco Open 2021, where the Greek won in three sets. Their first meeting came at the Indian Well Masters in 2019, where the Canadian won in straight sets.
Stefanos Tsitsipas vs Felix Auger Aliassime: Match Prediction
Stefanos Tsitsipas enters the match as the certain favorite. The Greek is on an unbeaten run of 7 matches during the current clay court season, and also captured his first ATP 1000 title last week in Monte Carlo. Felix Auger Aliassime has been in good form this week, after claiming a dominating victory against Denis Shapovalov. The match is expected to be a straightforward one for the Greek, who should win in straight sets.
Match Prediction: Stefanos Tsitsipas to win in straight sets