Italy’s Lorenzo Musetti will face Australian James Duckworth in the second round of the 2021 Paris Masters.
James Duckworth Vs Lorenzo Musetti: Match Details
- Tournament: Paris Masters 2021
- Match: Lorenzo Musetti Vs James Duckworth
- Round: Second round
- Date: November 3, 2021
- Prize Money: $25,434
- Venue: Paris, France
- Surface: Indoor Hard Court
James Duckworth Vs Lorenzo Musetti: Preview
29 year-old James Duckworth is currently the world no. 55. Last month, he had attained the 51st spot on the ATP rankings, which was a career best. He has 45-72 career win-loss record, with no title wins so far. His best performance in a grand slam came at the Wimbledon this year, when he Sam Querrey to reach the third round. He last appeared in the St Petersburg Open, losing to Jan-Lennard Struff in the first round.
Lorenzo Musetti is 19 years-old. Currently ranked 67 in the world, he reached a career-high spot of no. 57 in September this year. In the ITF circuit, he had attained the ranking of no. 1 in the world in June 2019. His career win-loss record stands at 25-22. He made his debut on the ATP Tour in February 2020, at the Dubai Tennis Championships. He lost to Andrey Rublev in the first round. Musetti’s last appearance was at the Vienna Open in Austria, where he lost to Gael Monfils in straight sets.
James Duckworth Vs Lorenzo Musetti: Head to head
This will be the first time that James Duckworth and Lorenzo Musetti meet eachother on court. The current head-to-head stands at 0-0.
James Duckworth Vs Lorenzo Musetti: Prediction
The match is likely to be a close clash. James Duckworth arrives at Paris with a first round loss at the St Petersburg Open. In the first round of the Paris Masters, he defeated the experienced Roberto Bautista Agut in three sets. He has 15-9 record on hard courts, and 10-8 record on indoor hard courts this year.
Lorenzo Musetti’s path to the second round has been slightly long. The teenager had to pass through two qualifying matches that lasted three sets each. His first round bout with Hugo Gaston lasted three sets as well. In 2021, Musetti has a 9-8 and 9-7 record on hard courts and indoor hard courts respectively.
Prediction: James Duckworth to win in three sets.
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