French Open 2021: Diego Schwartzman vs Lu Yen-hsun – Preview, Head to Head and Prediction

Diego Schwartzman will open his campaign against Lu Yen-hsun in the first round of French Open 2021.

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Diego Schwartzman vs Lu Yen-hsun
Diego Schwartzman vs Lu Yen-hsun

Diego Schwartzman, tenth seed at French Open 2021 will face Lu Yen-hsun in the first round clash. Schwartzman reached the semifinals last year, losing to Rafael Nadal in straight sets. The Argentine is ranked 10th in the world, and will look forward for a good performance in Paris.

Match Details:

TournamentFrench Open 2021
MatchDiego Schwartzman vs Lu Yen-hsun
RoundFirst Round
Date31st May, 2021
Prize Money$72,630 (INR 52,75,625 approx.)
VenueParis, France
SurfaceClay Court

Diego Schwartzman vs Lu Yen-hsun: Match Preview

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Diego Schwartzman

Diego Schwartzman last played at the Lyon Open 2021, where he was defeated in the second round by Richard Gasquet. The 10th seed has not been in the best form this clay court tournament, and has faced early round exits. He was also defeated in the second rounds of the Italian Open 2021 and the Madrid Masters. His best performance came in Barcelona, where he reached the quarterfinals. He comes into the French Open on the back of three consecutive losses.

Lu Yen-hsun has not played any clay court tournament this season so far. He last played at the Miami Open 2021, where he was defeated in the first round by Daniil Medvedev. He was also defeated in the first round of Australian Open and Adelaide Open 2021.

Diego Schwartzman vs Lu Yen-hsun: Head-to-Head

Diego Schwartzman
Diego Schwartzman has been in poor form off late

The duo have clashed against each other just one time in the pas t. Lu Yen-Hsun won the only encounter in straight sets at the Winston-Salem Open in 2017, and leads the head to head encounter, 1-0.

Diego Schwartzman vs Lu Yen-hsun: Match Prediction

Diego Schwartzman enters the match as the certain favorite. The Argentine has not been in his best form off-late, but he is expected to do well in Paris this year. Last year, he recorded his best performance at a major event, reaching the semifinals of the French Open. However, his serve has been off the radar this year, and it is absolutely vital for Lu Yen-hsun to get maximize the Argentine’s vulnerability on second serve.

Match Prediction: Diego Schwartzman to win in straight sets

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