Stefanos Tsitsipas and Mikael Ymer will meet in the first round of the Australian Open 2022. The world number 4 will start as a favorite coming into the 1st round of the Australian Open 2022.
Stefanos Tsitsipas vs Mikael Ymer: Match Details
- Tournament: Australian Open 2022
- Date: 18 January 2022
- Match: Stefanos Tsitsipas vs Mikael Ymer
- Venue: Melbourne Park, Melbourne
- Surface: Hard Court
- Prize Money: $90,000
Stefanos Tsitsipas vs Mikael Ymer : Preview
Stefanos Tsitsipas is seeded 4th and will be playing at Australian Open 2022 after playing at the ATP Cup last week. It was not a good start to the season for Tsitsipas as he lost to Argentine, Diego Schwartzman in a 3 set marathon. 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.
The French Open 2021 finalist had reached the semi finals of the Australian Open 2021 after defeating the 20 time grand slam champion, Rafael Nadal in a 5 set thriller. He came back from 2 sets down to win the match with the score line of 3-6, 2-6, 7-6, 6-4, 7-5. Tsitsipas ultimately lost to Daniil Medvedev in the semi finals. It will be interesting to see how Tsitsipas performs in this tournament.
Mikael Ymer in coming into the Australian Open after playing at the ATP 250 event in Adelaide where he made it to the quarter finals winning the first 2 rounds comfortably. He lost to the Australian, Thanasi Kokinakkis in the quarter finals in a 3 set thriller. The score line of the match was 7-6, 4-6, 6-4. His best performance in Australian came in 2021 where he reached the 3rd round.
Stefanos Tsitsipas vs Mikael Ymer : Head to Head
The duo have met twice in the past with Tsitsipas winning both the encounters. Interestingly, Tsitsipas had beaten Ymer in the Australian Open 2021 in the 3rd round. The score line of the match was 6-4, 6-1, 6-1.
Stefanos Tsitsipas vs Mikael Ymer : Prediction
Considering the ranking and growing stature of Tsitsipas as a player, he is most likely to win the encounter based on his immense hitting abilities, big match temperament and superior ranking.
Prediction: Tsitsipas to win in straight sets.
Stefanos Tsitsipas vs Mikael Ymer : Broadcast and Live Stream Details
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