On February 3, Cristian Garin, the World No. 18, will be facing the World No. 77, Sebastian Baez, in the 2022 Cordoba Open second round. The third seed in the tournament will play the Argentinian in his home ground.
Cristian Garin vs Sebastian Baez: Match Details
- Tournament: Cordoba Open 2022
- Match: Cristian Garin vs Sebastian Baez
- Round: Round of 16
- Date: 3rd February 2022
- Venue: Cordoba, Argentina
- Surface: Clay court
- Prize Money: $14,275
Cristian Garin vs Sebastian Baez: Preview
The 25-year-old Chilean player is currently ranked 18 in the world and has performed very well in the last four years since turning pro in 2011. He now holds five titles, out of which one of them is the Cordoba Open 2020. With a win-loss stat of 84-73, he has been awarded $3,979,906 prize money in total till now. In the 2022 Australian Open, Garin performed well. In the first round, he faced Facundo Bagnis in a tough five-setter ( 6-3, 6-4, 5-7, 6-7, 6-3 ). He played against Pedro Martínez in the second round and won in another five-setter (6-7, 7-6, 2-6, 6-2, 6-2 ), moving onto the third round where he lost to Gaël Monfils in a three-setter ( 7-6, 6-1, 6-3 ).
After turning pro in 2018, Sebastian Baez is currently at his career-high at World No. 77. His stats are not very impressive, with 5-6 for win-loss and having combined prize money of $443,934. In the Australian Open 2022, Baez faced off with Albert Ramos-Vinolas in the first round and won with a five-setter ( 6-4, 4-6, 6-3, 1-6, 6-2 ). However, in the second round, he lost to World No. 4 Stefanos Tsitsipas with a score of 6-7, 7-6, 3-6, 4-6. In the Cordoba Open 2022’s first round (round of 32), Baez prevailed over Fernando Verdasco ( 7-6, 7-5 ) to reach the second round.
Cristian Garin vs Sebastian Baez: Head-to-Head
Cristian Garin and Sebastian Baez have never encountered them before on the court. This will be their first face-off making their head-to-head stand at 0-0.
Cristian Garin vs Sebastian Baez: Prediction
Looking at the statistics, it’s evident that Garin has more experience on clay, and he has also previously won the title in Cordoba. This gives him a slight edge in the match tomorrow. He is also in good form of late on the surface, making him more determined to win the match. However, the young Chilean has had a good start this year, so he will put up a good fight against the Argentine.
Prediction: Garin to win in straight sets.
Cristian Garin vs Sebastian Baez: Broadcast and Live Stream Details
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