ATP Miami Open 2021: Alexander Zverev vs Emil Ruusuvuori-Preview, Head to Head and Prediction

Third seed Alexander Zverev will lock horns with Emil Ruusuvuori in the second round of the Miami Open 2021.

Alexander Zverev and Emil Ruusuvuori
Alexander Zverev and Emil Ruusuvuori

Alexander Zverev will take on Emil Ruusuvuori in the Second round of the Miami Open 2021. Zverev is currently the World no.7 on the ATP rankings and Ruusuvuori is the World no.83. 

Match Details

  • Tournament: ATP Miami Open 2021
  • Match: Alexander Zverev vs Emil Ruusuvuori
  • Round: Second Round 
  • Date: 27th March, 2021
  • Prize Money: $16,000
  • Venue: Miami, Florida 
  • Surface: Outdoor Hard Court

Alexander Zverev vs Emil Ruusuvuori: Preview

Alexander Zverev
Alexander Zverev

Zverev played some great tennis in Acapulco to win the Mexico Open 2021. The tall German beat Stefanos Tsitsipas in the Finals of the Mexico open with a score line of 6-4 7-6. This ATP Trophy was Zverev’s 14th one and at only twenty three he will add many more in the years to come.

Zverev is seeded third at the Miami Open 2021 and one of the favorites to lift the trophy. Zverev had a first round bye, and in the second round he will face Emil Ruusuvuori of Finland. Ruusuvuori played some good tennis in the Dubai Open. First he qualified into the main draw and then reached the round of thirty-two.

His Dubai campaign was ended by Russian Andrey Rublev. At the Miami Open he got the better of seventeen year old Spaniard Carlos Alcaraz Garfia, 6-4 2-6 7-5, in the first round.

Watch:  Carlos Alcaraz vs Emil Ruusuvuori Highlights | Miami Open 2021

Alexander Zverev vs Emil Ruusuvuori: Head-to-Head

Emil Ruusuvuori
Emil Ruusuvuori

These two players have never met on the tour before, so the head to head stands at 0-0. 

Alexander Zverev vs Emil Ruusuvuori: Prediction

Alexander Zverev
Alexander Zverev

Zverev has a complete game. A great serve, complemented by power and variety on both wings. Most importantly his form is good and confidence is high. Ruusuvuori will find it tough to get anything positive from this game. 

Match Prediction: Alexander Zverev will beat Emil Ruusuvuori in straight sets. 

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