In the fourth round of the Wimbledon 2021, World No. 29 and the 27th-seeded Karen Khachanov will be up against World No. 50 Sebastian Korda.
Karen Khachanov vs Sebastian Korda : Match Details
|Match||Karen Khachanov vs Sebastian Korda|
|Round||Round of 16|
|Date||5th July, 2021|
|Venue||Wimbledon, Great Britain|
Karen Khachanov vs Sebastian Korda : Preview
Karen Khachanov enters the 4th round of the Wimbledon 2021 as he defeats American Frances Tiafoe 6-3, 6-4, 6-4 in 1 hour and 46 minutes as he wins his 9th consecutive set this week after dropping the 1st set in his 1st round clash which he won in 4-sets.
Khachanov had previously reached the 4th round at the 2018 Wimbledon where he was defeated by eventual champion and the defending champion this year, Novak Djokovic. He won the 2nd and 3rd round in straight-sets and will come in with confidence against the debutant Korda.
Sebastian Korda continues his dream debut at the Wimbledon 2021 as he moves into the 4th round in his first ever appearance at the All-England Club. Korda, who played his first match at the prestigious Centre Court against British No. 1 Daniel Evans went on to defeat the Brit 6-3 3-6 6-3 6-4 in 2 hours and 24 minutes to enter his 2nd Grand Slam Round of 16 after reaching the first time at French Open 2020.
Korda had defeated Alex Minaur in the 1st round in 4-sets and later defeated Antoine Hoang in straight-sets to enter the third round. Playing against the crowd favourite, the 20-year old American played some real good tennis to make it into the 4th round becoming the youngest American since Andy Roddick in 2003 to reach the 4th round.
Karen Khachanov vs Sebastian Korda : Head to Head
This will be their first ever meeting, hence the head-to-head stands at 0-0.
Karen Khachanov vs Sebastian Korda : Prediction
Korda comes in with a career Grass record of 5-1, after making his debut on the Grass at the 2021 ATP Halle Open where he reached till the quarter-finals. He has an overall season record of 25-11 and will definitely come into the tie with confidence and nothing to lose attitude as he continues to impress with his achievements.
Khachanov will get the edge as the favourite for this match due to his greater experience with him being 20-11 on Grass across his career and an overall season record of 19-14. With consecutive straight-sets victories, Karen will be confident and fancy his chance to make it into the quarter-finals.
Prediction: Karen Khachanov to win in 4-sets.