In the opening round at the ATP Rome Masters 2021, World No. 32 Frenchman Ugo Humbert will take on World No. 18 Italian youngster Jannik Sinner.
- Tournament: ATP Rome Masters 1000
- Match: Ugo Humbert vs Jannik Sinner
- Round: First Round
- Date: 9th May, 2021
- Prize Money: € 12,000
- Venue: Rome, Italy
- Surface: Clay Court
Ugo Humbert vs Jannik Sinner : Preview
Ugo Humbert has made a solid start to the 2021 season and has already made 3 quarter-final appearances and 1 semi-final appearance which came at Marseille Open in France. He comes to Rome from Estoril Open in Portugal where he reached till the quarter-finals and will look to carry his confidence in Rome.
Jannik Sinner has been in great form throughout the 2021 season. He started with winning the Great Ocean Road Open 2021 in Australia but has since then not won having played 1 final and 2 semi-finals since then. He comes to Rome from the Barcelona Open 2021 where he lost in the semi-finals and will be on the hunt for his 2nd title of the season.
Ugo Humbert vs Jannik Sinner : Head to Head
The young stars have met just once, with the meeting taking place at the Next Gen ATP Finals where Humbert won in 4-sets and leads the head-to-head tie 1-0.
Ugo Humbert vs Jannik Sinner : Prediction
Humbert and Sinner are both looking in great form coming into this tie. They both have identical records on Clay with Sinner just qualifying 1 round further in both their respective tournaments. However, Sinner looks to be the favourite here given his overall form on Clay for the past 2 years being 12-6 while Humbert is 5-6.
Prediction: Jannik Sinner to win in straight sets.