Diego Schwartzman and Aslan Karatsev will meet in the 3rd round of the Australian Open 2021. The Argentine will start as a favourite.
- Date: 12th February 2021
- Tournament: Australian Open, 2021
- Fixture: Diego Schwartzman vs Aslan Karatsev
- Round: Third Round
- Venue: Melbourne, Australia
- Category: Grand Slam
- Surface: Outdoor Hard-Court
- Prize Money: $165,228
Diego Schwartzman vs Aslan Karatsev: Match Preview
The Argentine will look to continue his good form in the third round match after a convincing victory over lucky loser, Alexandre Müller. The 8th seed won in straight sets with the scoreline of 6-2, 6-0, 6-3. He would be looking to make a deep run in this year’s Australian Open as he did last year by making it to the round of 16. He lost to the eventual champion, Novak Djokovic in the 4th round of the tournament in 2020.
The Russian on the other hand comes in as a qualifier in the tournament and defeated world number 79, Egor Gerasimov convincingly in the 2nd round. The score line in the 2nd round match was 6-0, 6-1, 6-0. He had also beaten 25th seed, Benoite Paire in the first round of the tournament. He has now reached the 3rd round of the Australian Open for the first time and will be hoping to continue his dream run.
Diego Schwartzman vs Aslan Karatsev: Head to Head
The duo have not met in the past. This meeting will decide who gets to have a lead in the head to head tally.
Diego Schwartzman vs Aslan Karatsev: Match Prediction
Schwartzman is the favourite to win the match against the World No. 114 but Karatsev is expected to give a tough fight to the Argentine.
Match Prediction: Diego Schwartzman to win in 3 sets.