In the quarter-finals of the Indian Wells Masters 2021, World No. 12 and the 8th seeded Hubert Hurkacz will take on World No. 28 and the 23rd seeded Grigor Dimitrov.
Hubert Hurkacz vs Grigor Dimitrov: Match Details
- Tournament: Indian Wells Masters 2021
- Match: Hubert Hurkacz vs Grigor Dimitrov
- Round: Quarter-Finals
- Date: 14th October 2021
- Prize Money: $175,000
- Surface: Outdoor hard court
Hubert Hurkacz vs Grigor Dimitrov: Preview
Hubert Hurkacz makes his way into his 7th quarter-final clash of the season and his second consecutive qualification into the last-8 of the Indian Wells. The Polish youngster defeated Aslan Karatsev 6-1, 6-3 in the round of 16 to pick his 3rd straight-set win of the week in the desert as he avenged his 2nd round defeat to Karatsev in the previous week at the 2021 San Diego Open.
Grigor Dimitrov reaches his 6th quarter-final of the season and his first at the Indian Wells as he makes an epic comeback against top-seed and World No. 2 Daniil Medvedev. Having lost the 1st set 4-6, Grigor was 1-4 down in the second set but put in a hard shift to eventually win the game 4-6, 6-4, 6-3 to show the exit way to the 2021 US Open champion.
Hubert Hurkacz vs Grigor Dimitrov: Head to Head
This will be the first-ever meeting between the duo, hence the head-to-head stands at 0-0.
Hubert Hurkacz vs Grigor Dimitrov: Prediction
Grigor will come into the tie with a career Hardcourt record of 219-125 and is 17-9 on the surface this season having gone 21-15 for the season across all surfaces. Hubert will take the court with a career Hardcourt record of 128-59 and is 22-8 on the surface while having a season record of 33-17 across all surfaces.
Looking at these numbers, their recent form and past few performances, it looks like Hubert Hurkacz will be the one heading into the semis but it will be a tough battle as Dimitrov will be high on confidence having defeated the World No. 2 and staged a superb comeback.
Match Prediction: Hubert Hurkacz to win in three sets.
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