Stefanos Tsitsipas and Damir Dzumhur will meet in the second round of the Miami Open, 2021. Tsitsipas has an upper hand while coming into the 2nd round of the tournament.
- Date: 27th March 2021
- Tournament: Miami Open
- Fixture: Stefanos Tsitsipas vs Damir Dzumhur
- Round: Second Round
- Venue: Miami, USA
- Category: ATP 1000
- Surface: Outdoor Hard Court
- Prize Money: $26,000
Stefanos Tsitsipas vs Damir Dzumhur: Match Preview
Tsitsipas had received a Bye in the first round as he is the 2nd seed here in Miami. So, he is going to play his first match in the tournament against Dzumhur. Tsitsipas last played at the Mexican Open where he had reached the finals. In the finals, he lost to Alexander Zverev with the score line of 4-6, 6-7. He had a good start to the season as he was unbeaten in the ATP Cup and reached the semi finals of the Australian Open. He won against Rafael Nadal in the quarter finals with the score line of 3-6, 2-6, 7-6, 6-4, 7-5. He won a thriller against Nadal but he ultimately lost to Daniil Medvedev with the score line of 4-6, 2-6, 5-7.
Dzumhur has reached the main draw as a Lucky Loser and he did not let the opportunity slip as he had beaten Kevin Anderson in the first round. The score line of the match was 7-6, 7-5. Dzumhur lost in the first round of the Australian Open after getting through 3 rounds of qualifying. He had lost to James Duckworth with the score line of 3-6, 2-6, 4-6. Other than the Australian Open, the world number 126 failed to qualify in Mexican Open and Open Sud De France. He would be hoping to make a deep run in the tournament.
Stefanos Tsitsipas vs Damir Dzumhur: Head to Head
The duo have met 4 times in the past with Dzumhur winning 3 out of 4 encounters played between the duo. Dzumhur has won the most recent encounter between them. He had beaten the world number 6 at the ATP 500 event at Rotterdam in 2019 with the score line of 6-4, 1-6, 7-5. Dzumhur will be hoping the extend the head to head lead against the 2nd seed while Tsitsipas will look to cover the lead.
Stefanos Tsitsipas vs Damir Dzumhur: Prediction
Though Dzumhur has a lead in the head to head tally, Tsitsipas is favourite to win the match. So, according to the recent form and consistency, Tsitsipas is most likely to win encounter
Match Prediction: Stefanos Tsitsipas to win in 2 sets