Milos Raonic and Marton Fucsovics will meet in the third round of the Australian Open 2021. The Canadian will start as a favourite coming into the third round of the tournament.
- Date: 12th February 2021
- Tournament: Australian Open, 2021
- Fixture: Milos Raonic vs Marton Fucsovics
- Round: Third Round
- Venue: Melbourne, Australia
- Category: Grand Slam
- Surface: Outdoor Hard-Court
- Prize Money: $165,228
Milos Raonic vs Marton Fucsovics: Match Preview
The World No.14 is coming to the 3rd round after beating Corentin Moutet in 4 sets. After a shaky start in the 1st set, the Canadian won 6-7, 6-1. 6-1, 6-4. He will be hoping to put on a better show than last year as he was beaten by Novak Djokovic in the quarter-finals of the Australian Open 2021.
The Hungarian is coming to the third round after a thriller against the veteran and former Australian Open champion, Stan Wawrinka. He held his nerves to win the match in 5 sets. The scoreline was 7-5, 6-1, 4-6, 2-6, 7-6. He lost to the maestro, Roger Federer in the fourth round in the last year’s Australian Open and therefore will be hoping to put on a good show against Raonic.
Milos Raonic vs Marton Fucsovics: Head to Head
The duo have met only twice in the past with Raonic leading the head-to-head tally 2-0. Interestingly, they both have met at the same event at Stuttgart, Germany in 2018 and 2019. The former No.3 won both these encounters in straight sets. Fucsovics would be hoping to improve the head to head record while Raonic will look to extend his lead against the World No.55.
Milos Raonic vs Marton Fucsovics: Prediction
The Canadian is favorite to win the match but Fucsovics is expected to give a tough fight to Raonic. Both the players have points to defend and will play out of their skin to get and entry into the 4th round.
Match Prediction: Milos Raonic to win in 4 sets.