Stefanos Tsitsipas, second seed at the Miami Open 2021 will face the Italian, Lorenzo Sonego in the fourth round clash on Tuesday. Tsitsipas is ranked fifth in the ATP Rankings, whereas, Sonego is ranked on the 34th spot. The second seed had to battle past the Japanese, Kei Nishikori to book a place in the fourth round.
- Date: 30th March 2021
- Tournament: Miami Open
- Fixture: Stefanos Tsitsipas vs Lorenzo Sonego
- Round: Fourth Round
- Venue: Miami, USA
- Category: ATP 1000
- Surface: Outdoor Hard Court
- Prize Money: $40,000
Stefanos Tsitsipas vs Lorenzo Sonego: Match Preview
Stefanos Tsitsipas came into the tournament after losing the finals of the Acapulco Open to Alexander Zverev in straight sets. He received a bye in the first round of the Miami Open 2021. In the second round, he defeated Damir Dzumhur in straight sets, dropping just five games. He had to grind out a victory against the 28th seeded Japanese, Kei Nishikori in the third round, as he defeated him in three sets.
Lorenzo Sonego was also awarded a bye in the first round. In the second round, he defeated Bjorn Fratangelo in straight sets. He continued his fine form as he outplayed Daniel Elahi Galan in the third round in another straight sets victory. The Italian last played at the Dubai Open, where he lost in the last 16 to the eventual champion, Aslan Karatsev.
Stefanos Tsitsipas vs Lorenzo Sonego: Head-to-Head
The duo have never clashed against each other and as result, the head to head stands at 0-0.
Stefanos Tsitsipas vs Lorenzo Sonego: Match Prediction
Stefanos Tsitsipas enters the match as the certain favorite to progress into the quarterfinals. He has been impressive throughout the hard court season, reaching the semifinals of the Australian Open 2021. He also reached the semifinals of the Rotterdam Open before losing to Andrey Rublev.
He suffered a loss in the finals of the Mexican Open against Alexander Zverev who defeated him in straight sets. However, he would he look to end his hard court season with atleast one title to show for his titles. The Greek should manage to win the last 16 calsh in straight sets.
Match Prediction: Stefanos Tsitsipas to defeat Lorenzo Sonego in straight sets