In the Round-Robin clash at the NextGen ATP Finals 2021, World No. 32 and the top-seeded Carlos Alcaraz will take on World No. 63 and the 4th seeded Brandon Nakashima.
Carlos Alcaraz vs Brandon Nakashima: Match Details
- Tournament: NextGen ATP Finals 2021
- Match: Carlos Alcaraz vs Brandon Nakashima
- Round: Round Robin
- Prize Money: $24,000
- Date: November 10, 2021
- Venue: Milan, Italy
- Surface: Indoor Hard Court
Carlos Alcaraz vs Brandon Nakashima: Preview
Carlos Alcaraz makes a solid start to his campaign in Milan as he defeats Holger Rune 4-3(6), 4-2, 4-0 in his first match to win the match in straight-sets. Alcaraz showed why is he called the next big thing in tennis, running up and down the court and winnings points from a position of disadvantage.
Brandon Nakashima had to battle hard in his first round but eventually got the win and the points as well. The American was up against Juan Manuel Cerundolo and won the tie 4-1, 3-4(3), 4-1, 4-0. Unlikes Carlos, Nakashima last played at the Brest Challenger and comes to Milan with a title while Alcaraz suffered a 3rd round defeat at the 2021 Paris Masters.
Carlos Alcaraz vs Brandon Nakashima: Head to head
This will be the first-ever meeting between the duo, hence the head-to-head stands at 0-0.
Carlos Alcaraz vs Brandon Nakashima: Match Prediction
Alcaraz will come into the tie with a career indoor hardcourt record of 6-3 and is 6-3 on the surface this season while having a season record of 44-14 across all surfaces. Brandon will take the court with a career indoor hardcourt record of 32-10 and is 19-3 on the surface this season and has a 44-23 record for the season across all surfaces including his Challenger tournaments record.
Looking at these numbers, their recent form and performances in the past few weeks, it promises to be an exciting clash between the two youngsters. However, given Alcaraz’s consistent form at the senior level, he remains the favourite for the tie against Nakashima who certainly possess the skill to turn the match on its head.
Match Prediction: Carlos Alcaraz to win in 4-sets.
Carlos Alcaraz vs Brandon Nakashima: Broadcast and Live Stream Details
|Australia||beIN SPORTS Australia|
|Italy||SuperTennis, Sky Italia|
|Portugal||Sport TV Portugal|
|United Kingdom||Amazon Prime Video|
|United States||Tennis Channel|