Jannik Sinner will take on Alexander Bublik in the Quarter-Finals of the Miami Open 2021. Sinner is currently the World no.31 on the ATP rankings and Bublik is the World no44.
- Tournament: ATP Miami Open 2021
- Match: Jannik Sinner vs Alexander Bublik
- Round: Quarter-Finals
- Date: 1st April, 2021
- Prize Money: $61,000
- Venue: Miami, Florida
- Surface: Outdoor Hard Court
Jannik Sinner vs Alexander Bublik: Preview
Nineteen year old Italian Sinner is the next big thing in tennis, a lot of people have believed in it for a while now, and at the Miami Open the 21 st seed is giving credence to those claims. Sinner had a bye in the first round, in the second he overcame Hugo Gaston 6-2 6-2. In the third he defeated the 14th seed Karen Khachanov.
In a hard fought three set encounter, Sinner prevailed 4-6 7-6 6-4. In the fourth round Sinner got the better of Finnish player Emil Ruusuvuori 6-3 6-2. Sinner’s Quarter-Final opponent is Alexander Bublik. Bublik is seeded 32nd for this event ,and he had a bye in the first round.
In the second and third round he got the better of Laslo Đere and James Duckworth. His real challenge came in the fourth round in the form of American Taylor Fritz. Bublik beat Fritz 6-7 6-3 6-4.
Jannik Sinner vs Alexander Bublik: Head-to-Head
Sinner and Bublik have played each other only once, at the Dubai Open 2021, an encounter that Sinner won 2-6 7-6 6-4. So Sinner leads the head to head 1-0.
Jannik Sinner vs Alexander Bublik: Prediction
Sinner has the game to beat or challenge anyone on his day. The tall Bublik has power but can be inconsistent. Sinner did defeat Bublik a few weeks back on the hard courts of Dubai and this match is likely to go the same way.
Match Prediction: Jannik Sinner will beat Alexander Bublik in three sets.