The defending champion Daniil Medvedev will be playing against the veteran Richard Gasquet in his opening round match at the ATP Petersburg Open.
- Fixture: Daniil Medvedev vs Richard Gasquet
- Date:10 October 2020
- Tournament: St. Petersberg Open 2020
- Round: First Round
- Venue: St. Petersberg, Russia
- Category: ATP 500
- Surface: Hard
- Prize Money: $15970
Daniil Medvedev vs Richard Gasquet: Match Preview
The World No. 5, Daniil Medvedev will be looking to get back in winning ways after losing in the first round of the French Open 2020. The US Open semi-finalist will be looking to defend his title this year. Medvedev has 7 tour titles to his name all coming on hard courts. Two of his titles are masters 1000 titles in 2019. The Russian has a 15-6 record on hard courts this year.
The former world number 7, Richard Gasquet holds 8 hard court tour titles to his name. The last one came in 2016. The French has won 6 of his 11 hard court encounters this year.
Daniil Medvedev vs Richard Gasquet: Head-to-Head
This will be the second meeting between the two. They faced each other in 2018 with Gasquet coming through comfortably with a scoreline of 6-0 6-3, the tournament was played on a hard court.
Daniil Medvedev vs Richard Gasquet: Match Prediction
The top seed and defending champion, Daniil Medvedev should come through his first-round banter against Richard Gasquet. The Russian will have to at par to get through the match comfortably.
Match Prediction: Daniil Medvedev to defeat Richard Gasquet in straight sets.