Alejandro Davidovich Fokina will lock horns against the Belarusian, Egor Gerasimov in the quarterfinal clash at the Montpellier Open. Gerasimov is ranked 83th in the world, whereas Fokina is ranked 56th in the ATP Rankings.
- Fixture: Egor Gerasimov vs Alejandro Davidovich Fokina
- Date: 26th February 2021
- Tournament: Montpellier Open
- Round: Quarterfinal
- Venue: Montpellier, France
- Surface: Hard Court
- Prize Money: €8,200
Egor Gerasimov vs Alejandro Davidovich Fokina: Match Preview
Egor Gerasimov defeated the three time Grandslam champion, Andy Murray in straight sets in the first round. In the second round, the Belarusian secured another straight sets victory over Aljaz Bedene. Gerasimov has produced top quality tennis in the opening two rounds of the Open Sud de France. He will look forward to continue his run and lay his hands on the title, later this week.
Alejandro Davidovich Fokina defeated fellow countryman, Bernabe Zapata Miralles in three sets in the first round clash at the Montpellier Open. In the second round, he defeated the fourth seeded Pole, Hubert Hurkacz in straight sets to book a quarterfinal berth.
Egor Gerasimov vs Alejandro Davidovich Fokina: Head-to-Head
The duo have never faced each other before and their current head to head stands at 0-0.
Egor Gerasimov vs Alejandro Davidovich Fokina: Match Prediction
There is not much to separate the two players ahead of their quarterfinal clash on Friday. The encounter is expected to be a three set affair with both players more than capable of producing their best tennis on hard courts. Fokina is one of the highly regarded youngsters on the ATP Tour, and he has been living upto his expectations by good performances on the tour. The Spaniard is expected to defeat Gerasimov and progress into the semifinals.
Match Prediction: Alejandro Davidovich Fokina to defeat Gerasimov in three sets