Roger Federer, fifth seed at Halle Open 2021, will face the Canadian, Felix Auger Aliassime in the second round clash. The Swiss is ranked eighth in the world, whereas, Auger Aliassime is ranked 21st in the world.
Roger Federer vs Felix Auger Aliassime: Match Details
|Tournament||ATP Halle Open 2021|
|Match||Roger Federer vs Felix Auger Aliassime|
|Date||16th June, 2021|
Roger Federer vs Felix Auger Aliassime: Match Preview
Roger Federer defeated Ilya Ivashka in the first round of Halle Open 2021, and made a winning return to grass courts. The Swiss last played at French Open 2021, where he withdrew from the tournament after his third round win over Dominik Koepfer of Germany. The 39-year old has played just three ATP Tournaments this season, and is yet to win a title.
Felix Auger Aliassime defeated Hubert Hurkacz in straight sets in the first round of Halle Open 2021. The Canadian was defeated in the finals of Marin Cilic in straight sets in the finals of Stuttgart Open. The world number 21 suffered a disappointing first round loss at French Open 2021, losing to Andreas Seppi in the first round.
Roger Federer vs Felix Auger Aliassime: Head-to-Head
The duo have never faced each other in the past, and the head to head stands at 0-0.
Roger Federer vs Felix Auger Aliassime: Match Prediction
Roger Federer is the favorite to win the second round encounter, and continue his quest for a 11th title in Halle. However, Felix Auger Aliassime has been in tremendous form off-late, as he reached the finals of Stuttgart Open last week. Federer is chasing his 11th title in Halle, and played some of his best tennis on his return to grass courts against Ivashka. It will not be an easy win for Federer, as he will have to toil hard in three sets.
Match Prediction: Roger Federer to win in three sets