Eighth-seeded Kevin Anderson will be up against American tennis star Jenson Brooksby in the all-important final of the Hall of Fame Open 2021 on Monday, July 19.
Kevin Anderson vs Jenson Brooksby: Match Details
|Tournament||Hall of Fame Open 2021|
|Match||Kevin Anderson vs Jenson Brooksby|
|Date||19th July 2021|
Kevin Anderson vs Jenson Brooksby: Preview
Kevin Anderson has been sensational at the Hall of Fame Open thus far. He thrashed top-seeded Alexander Bublik in a hard-fought encounter in the semi-finals. After dropping the first set, Kevin managed to win the second set and the third set to make his way into the finals.
Anderson hasn’t been at his flute best. However, he has used his experience to good effect which has allowed him to snatch victories from the jaws of defeat on several occasions. In the quarter-final clash, Kevin was stretched to the third set by Jack Sock.
After dropping the first set yet again, Kevin kept his cool and eventually defeated Sock. He will back himself to clinch the title this time around. On the other hand, Jenson Brooksby has played some high-quality tennis as well. He won his semi-final as well as quarter-final clash without dropping a single set.
In the semi-final clash, Brooksby defeated seventh-seeded Jordan Thompson without much hassle. Such has been his domination in the last couple of games that he even bageled Peter Gojowczyk in the quarter-finals in the first set.
Kevin Anderson vs Jenson Brooksby: Head to Head
These two players are yet to face each other on the court. Hence, the head-to-head record between them stands at 0-0.
Kevin Anderson vs Jenson Brooksby: Prediction
Jenson Brooksby has been sensational thus far. He has not just defeated but also dominated some top-seeded players. However, in the finals, the odds are overwhelmingly in the favor of Kevin Anderson. The South African has experience on his side and he has been able to hold his nerve under pressure in the tournament.
Prediction: Kevin Anderson to win in three sets.