Pablo Carreno Busta, US Open 2020 semifinalist defeated fellow Spaniard Roberto Bautista Agut in 4 sets in Round 3 to progress into the last 16. His opponent from Germany, Daniel Altmaier has had a dream run at the French Open this year making his way right from the qualifiers. The German had caused an upset in Round 3 when he defeated 7th seed Matteo Berrettini in straight sets.
Pablo Carreno Busta vs Daniel Altmaier: Match Preview
Pablo Carreno Busta, 17th seed, has had a great run in Paris so far. In the first round, he defeated John Millman in straight sets before crushing Guido Pella in another 3 sets in the 2nd round. The 17th seed played high quality tennis to defeat fellow Spaniard Bautista Agut in 4 sets in the 3rd round.
Daniel Altmaier has been playing the tennis of his life at the French Open 2020. He entered the main draw via 3 qualifying round victories. In the first round he defeated the experienced campaigner Feliciano Lopez in straight sets before breezing past Jan Lennard Struff in another straight sets victory in Round 2. In the 3rd round, he had a shock victory over the 7th seed, Matteo Berrettini and he won in some fashion, dispatching the Italian in straight sets.
Pablo Carreno Busta vs Daniel Altmaier: Head-to-Head
The duo have never faced off against each other in the past and the head to head record stands at 0-0.
Pablo Carreno Busta vs Daniel Altmaier: Match Prediction
Pablo Carreno Busta is getting better with every match he plays. He dumped out 10th seed Bautista Agut in 4 sets in the 3rd round and displayed real class in doing so. Daniel Altmaier has certainly surprised the tennis world after his dream run at the French Open so far. The composure and ruthlessness he showed in defeating Berrettini in straight sets would have added to his confidence and he will certainly back himself to take the game to Busta. However, the Spaniard will come out on top and will progress into the next round.
Match Prediction: Pablo Carreno Busta to defeat Daniel Altmaier in 4 sets.