Italian Matteo Berrettini will be up against Felix Auger Aliassime in the quarterfinal of Wimbledon 2021. Berrettini is ranked 9th in the world while Auger Aliassime is the world no.19.
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|Match||Matteo Berrettini vs Felix Auger Aliassime|
|Date||7th July, 2021|
|Venue||Wimbledon, Great Britain|
Matteo Berrettini vs Felix Auger Aliassime: Preview
Seveth seed Matteo Berrettini is one of the most improved player this season. The Italian won the title in Belgrade and reached the quarterfinal of the French Open on Clay. On grass, he won the tune up tournament at Queen’s which showcased his big hitting abilities.
In Wimbledon, he has dropped just one set, in the first round against Guido Pella and since then, has looked absolutely flawless. He got the better of Botic van de Zandschulp and Aljaz Bedene before beating Ilya Ivashka in the Round of 16 on Manic Monday.
As for Felix Auger Aliassime, he is playing the best tennis of his life. He defeated Thiago Monteiro and Mikael Ymer in the opening rounds before getting a walkover by Nick Kyrgios in the third round. On Manic Monday, he upset 4th seed Alexander Zverev in a 5-set epic.
Matteo Berrettini vs Felix Auger Aliassime: Head-to-Head
This will be the second meeting between the duo. Berrettini leads the H2H 1-0. He won their only meeting in the 2019 Stuttgart final.
Matteo Berrettini vs Felix Auger Aliassime: Prediction
Given the two players know each other so well off the court, the contest in expected to be a tight one. Berrettini will have an edge given his hammer forehand which is a lethal weapon on grass. But he will be wary of Felix’s current form and the level of tennis he played against Zverev. Expect a very close contest with Berrettini cruising into the last 4.
Prediction: Berrettini to win in four sets.