ATP Kremlin Cup 2021: Alexander Bublik vs Illya Marchenko Preview, Head to Head, Prediction and Live stream

In the opening round clash at the Kremlin Cup, Ukrainian tennis star Illya Marchenko will be up against 5th-seeded Alexander Bublik.

Illya Marchenko and Alexander Bublik
Illya Marchenko and Alexander Bublik

In the opening round of the ATP Kremlin 2021, World No. 35 Alexander Bublik will take on World No. 164 Illya Marchenko.

Alexander Bublik vs Illya Marchenko: Match Details

  • Tournament: ATP Kremlin Cup 2021
  • Match: Alexander Bublik vs Illya Marchenko
  • Round: 1st Round
  • Date: October 19, 2021
  • Prize money: $6,650
  • Venue: Moscow, Russia
  • Surface: Indoor Hardcourt

Alexander Bublik vs Illya Marchenko: Preview

Alexander Bublik
Alexander Bublik

Alexander Bublik had a forgettable outing at the US Open this year. He was knocked out only in the second round. However, post that, he scripted a nice comeback in the Astana Open. The Kazakhstani tennis player was able to reach the semifinals of the tournament where he was defeated by unseeded Kwon Soon-woo.

Needless to say, Bublik would have been terribly disappointed after getting knocked out in the semis in the Astana Open and he will step into the Kremlin Cup with a sense of purpose. On the other hand, Ilya Marchenko has started off in an emphatic style at the Kremlin Cup.

Illya defeated Jurij Rodionov and Radu Albot in his two qualifiers and made his way into the main draw. Illya won both his encounters in straight sets and looked in menacing form. It will be interesting to see how he performs against fifth-seeded Bublik.

Alexander Bublik vs Illya Marchenko: Head to Head

Alexander Bublik
Alexander Bublik

These two players are yet to face each other on tour, hence, the head-to-head record between them stands at 0-0.

Alexander Bublik vs Illya Marchenko: Prediction

Alexander Bublik
Alexander Bublik

Illya Marchenko has been in scintillating touch at the Kremlin Cup. However, his run might come to an end in the first round at the main draw as Bublik will walk into the encounter as a firm favorite.

Prediction: Alexander Bublik to win in straight sets

Alexander Bublik vs Illya Marchenko: Live Streaming and Where to Watch

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