Tennis at Tokyo Olympics 2020: Diego Schwartzman vs Juan Pablo Varillas Preview, Head to Head and Prediction

Diego Schwartzman will be up against Juan Pablo Varillas in the first round of the Olympics 2020. The duo will meet for the first time.

Diego Schwartzman vs Juan Pablo Varillas
Diego Schwartzman vs Juan Pablo Varillas

Diego Schwartzman and Juan Pablo Varillas will meet in the first round of the Tokyo Olympics 2020. The Argentine will start as a favorite coming into the first round of the Tokyo Olympics 2020. This time Schwartzman is the hope of Argentina to bring a medal home as 2-time Olympic Medal winner Juan Martin Del Potro missed out due to injury. Del Potro won Bronze medal in 2012 London Olympics and won silver medal in 2016 Rio Olympics. All eyes of the Argentines will be on Schwartzman in the coming 2 weeks.

Diego Schwartzman vs Juan Pablo Varillas : Match Details

TournamentOlympics 2021
MatchDiego Schwartzman vs Juan Pablo Varillas
RoundFirst Round
Date24th July 2021
VenueTokyo, Japan
SurfaceHard Court

Diego Schwartzman vs Juan Pablo Varillas : Match Preview

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Diego Schwartzman

Schwartzman has been in decent form lately as he reached the third round of the Wimbledon. The Argentine lost to the eventual quarter finalist, Marton Fucsovics in 4 sets. The score line of the match was 3-6, 3-6, 7-6, 4-6. The world number 13 had played at French Open before Wimbledon where he had a good run as he reached the Quarter Finals of the tournament. He was ultimately beaten by the defending champion, Rafael Nadal in 4 sets with the score line of 3-6, 6-4, 4-6, 0-6.

The fast paced courts are not preferable to Argentine. It will be interesting to see how he performs at Tokyo Olymics 2020.

Jaun Pablo Varillas on the other hand last played at the German Open where he reached the round of 16 after making way to the main draw through qualifiers. He had beaten the Indian, Sumit Nagal in the first round with the score line of 6-0, 6-4 and ultimately lost to the veteran, Benoite Paire in the next round. Paire had beaten the world number 122 in straight sets with the score line of 7-5, 7-6.

Varillas is representing Peru and he would be hoping to make a deep run in Tokyo Olympics 2020.

Diego Schwartzman vs Juan Pablo Varillas : Head to Head

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Juan Pablo Varillas

The duo have not met in the past. This meeting will decide who gets to have a lead in the head to head tally.

Diego Schwartzman vs Juan Pablo Varillas : Prediction

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Diego Schwartzman

The Argentine is the favorite to win the match considering his most recent form and consistency.

Match Prediction: Diego Schwartzman to win in 2 sets.

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