In the opening round clash at the Marbella 2021, Lithuanian Ricardas Berankis, World No. 88 will take on Spanish Albert Ramos Vinolas who is the World No. 47 and also the 4th seed at the tournament.
- Tournament: Andalucia Open
- Match: Ricardas Berankis vs Albert Ramos Vinolas
- Round: First Round
- Date: 6th April, 2021
- Prize Money: €5,275
- Venue: Marbella, Spain
- Surface: Clay Court
Ricardas Berankis vs Albert Ramos Vinolas : Preview
Ricardas Berankis is yet to qualify for a quarter-final in 2021 season after having to bow out in the early rounds at the tournaments he has played at. He comes into the tie from the Miami Open 2021 where he lost in the R64.
Albert Ramos Vinolas has made a positive start to the 2021 season so far. He reached the finals of the Cordoba Open 2021 but lost in 3 sets. He later made it to the semi-finals of the Buenos Aires Open 2021 as well. He last featured at the Dubai Open 2021 but lost out in the R64 game.
Ricardas Berankis vs Albert Ramos Vinolas : Head to Head
This will be their 3rd meeting with Berankis winning at Stockholm 2012 and Vinolas winning it at the Madrid Open in 2015. The head to head currently is tied at 1-1.
Ricardas Berankis vs Albert Ramos Vinolas : Prediction
Vinolas has a better record on the clay surface and has also defeated Berankis earlier on Clay itself. However, with Berankis’s current form, a tight contest is definitely on the cards as both the players will be looking to go ahead on the head to head and also prepare for the upcoming clay tournaments.
Prediction: Albert Ramos Vinolas to win in 3 sets.