Stefanos Tsitsipas and Benoit Paire will meet in the third round of the Australian Open 2022. Tsitsipas will start as a favorite coming into the 3rd round of the Australian Open 2022.
Stefanos Tsitsipas vs Benoit Paire: Match Details
- Tournament: Australian Open 2022
- Match: Stefanos Tsitsipas vs Benoit Paire
- Date: 20 January 2022
- Venue: Melbourne, Australia
- Surface: Hardcourt
- Prize Money: USD 159,202
Stefanos Tsitsipas vs Benoit Paire : Preview
In the second round, Stefanos Tsitsipas defeated young gun, Sebastian Baez in 4 sets. The score line of the match was 7-6, 6-7, 6-3, 6-4. The 4th seed played against Swedish player, Mikael Ymer in the first round. He won the match in straight sets with the score line of 6-2, 6-4, 6-3.
The French Open 2021 finalist found his groove after not having a good start to the season. Tsitsipas lost to Argentine, Diego Schwartzman in a 3 set marathon in the ATP Cup. The score line of the match was 6-7, 6-3, 6-3. After this match, he played against Georgian, Nikoloz Basilashvili where the latter retired midway through the match handing Tsitsipas with a win.
Benoit Paire won the second round encounter against former world number 3, Grigor Dimitrov in a marathon match. The score line of the match was 6-4, 6-4, 6-7, 7-6. In the first round, the world number 56 played a 5 setter against Brazilian, Thiago Monteiro and the score line of the match was 6-4, 3-6, 7-5, 2-6, 7-5. The Frenchman is coming into the Australian Open after playing at two ATP 250 events in Adelaide and Melbourne where he failed to cross the first hurdles in both the tournaments.
Stefanos Tsitsipas vs Benoit Paire : Head to Head
Tsitsipas leads the head to head tally 3-1. The duo last met in the Madrid Masters, 2021 where world number 4 won with the score line of 6-1, 6-2.
Stefanos Tsitsipas vs Benoit Paire : Prediction
Considering the ranking and growing stature of Tsitsipas as a player, he is most likely to win the encounter against the world number 56 based on his immense hitting abilities, big match temperament and superior ranking.
Prediction: Tsitsipas to win in straight sets.
Stefanos Tsitsipas vs Benoit Paire : Broadcast and Live Stream Details
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