Pablo Carreno Busta will be up against Mikael Ymer in the second round of the 2021 Moselle Open. Carreno Busta is the World No.16 while Ymer is ranked 75th in the world.
Pablo Carreno Busta vs Mikael Ymer: Match Details
- Tournament: Moselle Open 2021
- Match: Pablo Carreno Busta vs Mikael Ymer
- Round: Second Round
- Date: September 22, 2021
- Prize money: $10,584
- Venue: Metz, France
- Surface: Indoor Hardcourt
Pablo Carreno Busta vs Mikael Ymer: Preview
Second seed Pablo Carreno Busta didn’t have a great North American swing. After winning the German Open post Wimbledon, Carreno Busta lost in the quarterfinals of the Cincinnati Masters to Daniil Medvedev and followed it up with another last 8 exit to Ilya Ivashka at Winston-Salem despite being the top seed. He also won the bronze medal at Tokyo Olympics, beatinh Novak Djokovic.
He then bowed out of the first round of US Open to Maxime Cressy in five sets. This week, he received a first round bye.
As for his opponent, Mikael Ymer, he has been blowing hot and cold off late. He reached the second round of Wimbledon where he lost to Felix Auger Aliassime and followed it up with a first round exit at Swedish Open. He then reached the quarterfinal of the Swiss Open and again reached the last 8 at Kitzbuhel where he lost to top seed Casper Ruud.
In the North American swing, he reached the final of the Winston-Salem Open where he beat some big names like Frances Tiafoe and Carlos Alcaraz before losing to Ilya Ivashka in the final. He then had a poor outing at the US Open where he bowed out of the first round. This week in Metz, he beat German Jan-Lennard Struff in the first round in straight sets 7-5,6-3.
Pablo Carreno Busta vs Mikael Ymer: Head-to-Head
This will be the first meeting between the duo. The two players haven’t met on tour and hence the H2H stands deadlock at 0-0.
Pablo Carreno Busta vs Mikael Ymer: Prediction
Pablo Carreno Busta will go in as the favorite to win the match. He has done well on hard courts in the earlier rounds and would fancy his chances to go deep in the tournament. But he will be wary of Ymer’s lethal groundstrokes. Expect the Spaniard to cruise into the last 8 easily.
Prediction: Carreno Busta to win in straight sets.
Pablo Carreno Busta vs Mikael Ymer: Live Streaming & Where to Watch
- Japan : 2:30 am (Sept 23)
- Delhi: 11:00 pm
- Metz: 7:30 pm
- New York: 1:30 pm
- Melbourne: 4:30 am (Sept 23)
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