In a second round bout of the Paris Masters 2021, Hubert Hurkacz and Tommy Paul will go up against each other.
Hubert Hurkacz Vs Tommy Paul: Match Details
- Tournament: Paris Masters 2021
- Match: Hubert Hurkacz Vs Tommy Paul
- Round: Second round
- Date: November 3, 2021
- Prize Money: $25,434
- Venue: Paris, France
- Surface: Indoor Hard Court
Hubert Hurkacz Vs Tommy Paul: Preview
Hubert Hurkacz, at present, is the world no. 10. He broke into the top 10 ATP rankings last month. He has 4 ATP titles to his name, having won the first one at the Winston-Salem Open by defeating Benoit Paire. Along with Felix Auger-Aliassime, Hurkacz lifted the doubles trophy at the 2020 edition of the Paris Masters. In 2021, he won his first Masters 1000 title at the Miami Open by defeating Jannik Sinner. His most prominent appearance was at the quarterfinals of the Wimbledon this year, where he defeated 8-time champion Roger Federer.
Tommy Paul of USA is the world no. 53. In June this year, he was ranked at a career best no. 50 in the world. He turned pro in 2015, and made his grand slam debut at the US Open 2015, losing in the first round to Andreas Seppi. His best grand slam performance came at the Australian Open last year, when he beat 18th seeded Grigor Dimitrov to reach the third round. Paul broke into the top ATP top 100 rankings in 2019. He is currently coached by Brad Stine.
Hubert Hurkacz Vs Tommy Paul: Head to head
This will be the first career meeting between Hubert Hurkacz and Tommy Paul. Their head-to-head, currently, is 0-0.
Hubert Hurkacz Vs Tommy Paul: Prediction
Hubert Hurkacz’s last appearance was at the Vienna Open, where he lost to former world no. 1 Andy Murray in the first round. His performance on hard courts and indoor hard courts, in 2021, stands at 22-9 and 5-3 respectively.
Tommy Paul was last seen at the St Petersburg Open, where he lost in the second round to compatriot Taylor Fritz. His best performance this year was at the Emilia-Romagna Open in Italy, where he managed to reach the semifinals. In 2021, Paul has a win-loss record of 12-12 and 7-3 on hard courts and indoor hard courts respectively.
Hurkacz has played some of his best tennis this year, and has maintained a better form than Paul.
Prediction: Hubert Hurkacz to win in three sets.
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