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Swiss Open 2021: Men’s Singles Finals Preview, Head to Head, Prediction

Viktor Axelsen will take on Thai youngster Kunlavut Vitidsarn in the men's singles final of the Yonex Swiss Open 2021.

Kunlavut Vitidsarn vs Viktor Axelsen
Kunlavut Vitidsarn vs Viktor Axelsen face off in the men’s singles final of the Yonex Swiss Open

In the men’s singles final of the Swiss Open Super 300, the first and eighth seeds, Viktor Axelsen and Kunlavut Vitidsarn will fight for the title at St. Jakobshalle, Basel.


Match Details: Viktor Axelsen[1] vs Kunlavut Vitidsarn[8]

Date: 07 March 2021

Tournament: Yonex Swiss Open 2021


Venue: St Jakobshalle, Basel

Category: World Tour Super 300

Round: Final

Viktor Axelsen vs Kunlavut Vitidsarn: Men’s singles finals Match Preview

Viktor Axelsen, world number two has won 37 of his last 38 matches. He has been on a near unbeaten streak except for the loss in the final against Anders Antonsen at the World Tour Finals 2020. He has won all his matches in this tournament in straight sets. The 19-year-old Thai, 3-time world junior champion has risen up the rankings considerably, fighting well against some of the top-ranked players. He beat number two seed Lee Zii Jia in the semi-final to get his spot in the final.

Viktor Axelsen vs Kunlavut Vitidsarn: Head-to-Head

Viktor Axelsen

Axelsen leads the head to head 2-0 against the world number 25. Axelsen has beaten Vitidsarn in straight sets both times without breaking much sweat. The last meeting between the two was in Toyota Thailand Open January 2021 21-11, 21-13

Viktor Axelsen vs Kunlavut Vitidsarn: Match Prediction

The probability of the 2nd ranked Dane winning sways higher than the Thai’s probability. With experience, form, and head to head on his side, Axelsen would be the favorite to win this title.

However, given the feats the Thai has achieved this week, he is here t fight. Beating Lee Zii Jia is not an easy task, which highlights the fact that Kunlavut definitely will be coming with quick court movement and an armory of strokes and attack. Axelsen can not take it easy and will have to test waters and tread cautiously in playing his game.

Prediction: Viktor Axelsen wins.

Where to watch?

The final matches start at 3:30 PM IST and will be telecast live on Star Sports 3 and Star Sports 2 HD TV channels in India and Disney+ Hotstar OTT platform. The men’s singles final is the third in the order of play.

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