Fourth-seed Jannik Sinner will be up against Alejandro Davidovich Fokina in the first round of the ATP Dubai Tennis Championships 2022.
Jannik Sinner vs Alejandro Davidovich Fokina: Match Details
Tournament: ATP Dubai Tennis Championships 2022
Match: Jannik Sinner vs Alejandro Davidovich Fokina
Round: First Round
Date: 21st February
Venue: Dubai, United Arab Emirates
Prize Money: $32,400
Jannik Sinner vs Alejandro Davidovich Fokina: Preview
Sinner became the first player born in the 2000s to break into the top 10 of the ATP rankings with his 2021 accomplishments. The 20-year-old, who is currently ranked 10th in the world, represented Italy at this year’s ATP Cup, winning both of his singles matches in the group rounds. Max Purcell, Arthur Rinderknech, and Roman Safiullin were all defeated by him. He carried the form into the first major, Australian Open, and he performed admirably. He made it into the quarterfinals after defeating Joao Sousa, Taro Daniel, Steve Johnson and, Alex De Minaur, and was defeated in three sets by Stefanos Tsitsipas. After that, this will be his first match.
Fokina is a professional tennis player from Spain who is currently ranked number 47 in the world. He began his 2022 season with a loss in straight sets to sixth-seeded Dusan Lajovic at the Sydney International. The Spaniard reached the quarterfinals in Doha after losing in the first round in the Australian Open, Marseille, and Rotterdam. Before losing to Roberto Bautista Agut, he overcame Malek Jaziri and Dan Evans.
Jannik Sinner vs Alejandro Davidovich Fokina: Head to Head
This will be the first encounter between Jannik Sinner and Alejandro Davidovich Fokina, so their head-to-head currently stands at 0-0.
Jannik Sinner vs Alejandro Davidovich Fokina: Prediction
Sinner will be the favorite in this match given his previous performance and current form. Although the two haven’t played before, Sinner will encash the benefit of being the more experienced and successful player of the two. After the Australian Open, he had a good break, which will allow him to return to the court reinvigorated. He’s one of the guys who’s expected to advance further in the competition. Expect a good match as Sinner is set to win yet another opening round.
Prediction: Sinner to win in two sets.
Jannik Sinner vs Alejandro Davidovich Fokina: Live Stream Details
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