Current World No.3 and US Open champion, Dominic Thiem is set to play in Round 2 at the French Open 2020. After beating Maric Cilic in Round 1, Austrian will look to win in a similar fashion against American, Jack Sock.
Meanwhile, Sock made to the main draw of singles after winning the qualifying round. He has also been enlisted for the doubles category at the Roland Garros.
Jack Sock vs Dominic Thiem: Preview
Theim is World No.3 while Jack Sock is ranked 310. The American has been struggling this season. However, he enjoyed some success at Indian Wells before the lockdown but his recent tours have been far from impressive. His US Open run was also cut short after he lost in the Round of 64. His round 1 win was easy against Reilly Opelka, but Thiem will be hard to beat.
Dominic Thiem is the best next-gen on tour grabbing his first slam title. There has been much debacle about his second title at the French Open. Thiem will face no trouble against the much lowed ranked Sock. Thiem is in great shape and looked sharp in round 1.
Jack Sock vs Dominic Thiem: Head to Head
The duo has faced each other at four different instances. Jack Sock has only won only once while Thiem won thrice. They last played in 2018 at the ATP 1000 in Paris. Thiem won in three sets back then. This time Thiem is much stronger while Sock is struggling to find the rhythm,.
Thiem will be able to extend the 3-1 head to head as he takes on American.
Jack Sock vs Dominic Thiem: Prediction
The match should be a one-sided battle. Despite the experience Sock has, he will be unable to beat the in-form Thiem. Also, Dominic is one of the strongest players expected to be in the finals of the slam. He will dominate and attack to beat the American.
Match Prediction: Dominic Thiem wins in straight sets