French Open 2021: Federico Delbonis vs Alejandro Davidovich Fokina – Preview, Head to Head and Prediction for Roland Garros

World No.51 Federico Delbonis will take on World No.46 Alejandro Davidovich Fokina in round four of the 2021 French Open on June 6.

Federico Delbonis vs Alejandro Fokina
Federico Delbonis and Alejandro Fokina

World No.51 Federico Delbonis will take on World No.46 Alejandro Davidovich Fokina in round four of the 2021 French Open on June 6.

Match Details:

TournamentFrench Open 2021
MatchFederico Delbonis vs Alejandro Fokina
RoundFourth Round
Date6th June, 2021
Prize Money$205,786 (INR 1,50,52,638 approx.)
VenueParis, France
SurfaceClay Court

Federico Delbonis vs Alejandro Fokina: Preview

Alejandro Davidovich Fokina
Alejandro Davidovich Fokina

The Argentine has defeated two clay court specialists Pablo Andujar and Fabio Fognini to make the fourth round of the 2021 French Open. With 26 wins on the clay this season, the southpaw comes into Roland Garros with a realistic chance of making the second week in Paris. He made the quarterfinals of quarterfinals of Rome and semifinals of Belgrade. Delbonis has already beaten accomplished clay court players in Bautista Agut, David Goffin and Pablo Carreno Busta. Delbonis is playing his maiden fourth round at the French Open.

Alejandro Fokina won a second five-setter in a row to move into the fourth round of the 2021 French Open. He beat Casper Ruud in what was one of the best matches of the tournament. Fokina saved four break points in the final game, before converting his fifth opportunity for a stunning victory. The 22-year-old made the quarterfinals of Monte Carlo Masters before going down to Stefanos Tsitsipas. Later, he also reached the semifinals of Estoril. For the year, he has won 15 matches out of 21 outings. The Spaniard will be eyeing his first ever quarterfinal appearance in Paris.

Federico Delbonis vs Alejandro Fokina: Head to Head

Federico Delbonis
Federico Delbonis

These two have never met on the ATP tour before.

Federico Delbonis vs Alejandro Fokina: Prediction

Alejandro Davidovich Fokina
Alejandro Davidovich Fokina

While Fokina has played two back to back five-setters, Delbonis totally outgunned Fognini in straight sets. This match all the ingredients of another long match. That said, it remains to be seen how the Spaniard recovers from his grueling match against Ruud. At the moment, Fokina has a slight edge over his opponent.

Match Prediction: Alejandro Fokina should win in five sets. 

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