Felix Auger Aliassime and Marin Cilic will meet in the fourth round of the Australian Open 2022. The Canadian will start as a favorite coming into the 4th round of the Australian Open 2022.
Felix Auger Aliassime vs Marin Cilic: Match Details
- Tournament: Australian Open 2022
- Match: Felix Auger Aliassime vs Marin Cilic
- Date: 24 January 2022
- Venue: Melbourne, Australia
- Round: Fourth Round
- Surface: Hardcourt
- Prize Money: USD 235,000
Felix Auger Aliassime vs Marin Cilic : Preview
Felix Auger Aliassime was impeccable against Dan Evans in the 3rd round encounter. The Canadian won the match with the score line of 6-4, 6-1, 6-1. He played against Alejandro Davidovich Fokina in the second round and won the match after showing a lot of determination and commitment. The score line of the match was 7-6, 6-7, 7-6, 7-6.
The Canadian is the 9th seed and is playing at Australian Open 2022 after having a good run at ATP Cup. The world number 9 won 4 out of 5 singles match played. He won the matches against the likes of Alexander Zverev, Roberto Bautista Agut to name a few.
Marin Cilic has been in tremendous form lately. He won the third round encounter against world number 5, Andrey Rublev in 4 sets with the score line of 7-5, 7-6, 3-6, 6-3. The Croatian is coming into the Australian Open after reaching the semi finals of Adelaide International 2 where he was finally defeated by eventual champion, Thanasi Kokkinakis.
Notably, Cilic has been runner up in the Australian Open 2018 where he was ultimately defeated by 20 time grand slam champion, Roger Federer. It will be interesting to see if the experienced world number 27 will be able to deliver against the Canadian.
Felix Auger Aliassime vs Marin Cilic : Head to Head
2014 US Open Champion leads the head to head tally 3-0 against the young gun. They last played at the ATP 250 event at Stuttgart, Germany where Cilic won with the score line of 7-6, 6-3.
Felix Auger Aliassime vs Marin Cilic : Prediction
The Croatian has been more consistent in the grand slams lately and therefore his big match temperament may come into play. But considering the ranking and growing stature of Felix as a player, he is most likely to win the encounter against the veteran based on his immense hitting abilities.
Prediction: Aliassime to win in 5 sets.
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