Alexander Bublik and Kevin Anderson will meet in the semifinals of the Hall of Fame Open 2021. The Russian will start as a favorite coming into the semifinals of the Hall of Fame Open 2021.
Alexander Bublik vs Kevin Anderson: Match Details
|Tournament||Hall of Fame Open 2021|
|Match||Alexander Bublik vs Kevin Anderson|
|Date||16th July 2021|
Alexander Bublik vs Kevin Anderson: Match Preview
Bublik started his campaign on a winning note by beating big server, Ivo Karlovic in three sets. It was a shaky start by the top seed as he lost a set but won the match with the score line of 7-6, 4-6, 6-1. In the quarter finals, Bublik was up against Jason Jung. The world number 37 won the match comfortably in straight sets with the score line of 6-2, 6-4.
The Russian last played at the Wimbledon where he reached the third round but lost to the eventual semi finalist, Hubert Hurkacz in straight sets. The score line of the match was 3-6, 4-6, 2-6. Bublik is the top seed here in USA and will be hoping to lift his first ATP title in this week.
Anderson has been on good form recently as he won 3 consecutive matches to reach the semi finals in the Hall Of Fame Open 2021. In the quarter finals, he had beaten the home favorite and former world number 8, Jack Sock in a hard fought match. He defeated the American in 3 sets with the score line of 6-7, 6-2, 6-4.
The former world number 6 last played at Wimbledon where he was knocked out in the second round by the eventual champion and World number 1, Novak Djokovic. The Serbian won the match comfortably in straight sets with the score line of 6-3, 6-3, 6-3. It will be interesting to see how the 8th seed performs against Bublik in the semi finals.
Alexander Bublik vs Kevin Anderson: Head to Head
The duo have not met in the past. This meeting will decide who gets to have a lead in the head to head tally.
Alexander Bublik vs Kevin Anderson: Prediction
Anderson is most likely to give a fight to the Russian but the top seed would prevail. So, according to most recent form and consistency, Bublik is most likely to win the encounter.
Match Prediction: Alexander Bublik to win in 3 sets.