ATP Miami Open 2021: Milos Raonic vs Hubert Hurkacz – Preview, Head-to-Head and Prediction

Milos Raonic will face Hubert Hurkacz in a thrilling fourth round clash at Miami Open 2021.

Milos Raonic vs Hubert Hurkacz
Milos Raonic vs Hubert Hurkacz

Milos Raonic, 12th seed at the Miami Open 2021 will face the 26th seed Pole, Hubert Hurkacz in the fourth round clash on Tuesday. Raonic is ranked 19th in the world, whereas, Hurkacz is ranked 37th in the ATP Rankings.

Match Details:

  • Date: 30th March 2021
  • Tournament: Miami Open
  • Fixture: Milos Raonic vs Hubert Hurkacz
  • Round: Fourth Round
  • Venue: Miami, USA
  • Category:  ATP 1000
  • Surface: Outdoor Hard Court
  • Prize Money: $40,000

Milos Raonic vs Hubert Hurkacz: Match Preview

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Milos Raonic

Milos Raonic received a bye in the first round by virtue of being the 12th seed. The Canadian defeated Jordan Thompson in straight sets in the second round, dropping just three games. In the third round, he had an impressive victory over the French youngster, Ugo Humbert whom he dispatched in another straight sets victory. Raonic last played at the Mexican Open, where he suffered a shock exit in the second round.

Hubert Hurkacz also received a bye in the first round. In the second round, he defeated the American, Denis Kudla in a straight sets victory. He had the biggest win of his season so far as he overcame the sixth seed, Denis Shapovalov in another straight sets victory. He avenged his second round loss at the Dubai Open from couple of weeks ago, where Shapovalov beat him in straight sets.

Milos Raonic vs Hubert Hurkacz: Head-to Head

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Hubert Hurkacz

The duo have never clashed against each other and as result, the head to head stands at 0-0.

Milos Raonic vs Hubert Hurkacz: Match Prediction

The fourth round match between the two players is equally poised and can go either way. Both players have been in terrific form this week and are yet to drop a set so far. Hurkacz would be brimming with confidence after his upset victory over Denis Shapovalov. Meanwhile, Raonic has displayed his prowess on hard courts, after taming the young Frenchman, Ugo Humbert in the third round. The match is expected to be a three set affair, with Raonic just edging out the Polish player.

Match Prediction: Milos Raonic to defeat Hubert Hurkacz in three sets

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