Western & Southern Open 2021: Daniil Medvedev vs Mackenzie Mcdonald Preview, Head to Head, Prediction and Live Stream for Cincinnati Masters

World number two, Daniil Medvedev will be up against the American, Mackenzie Mcdonald in the second round at Cincinnati Masters 2021.

Medvedev vs Mcdonald
Medvedev vs Mcdonald

The champion of Canadian open, Daniil Medvedev will be facing Mackenzie Mcdonald in the second round of Cincinnati Masters at Ohio, USA.

Daniil Medvedev vs Mackenzie Mcdonald: Match Details

  • Tournament: Western & Southern Open 2021
  • Match: Daniil Medvedev vs Mackenzie Mcdonald
  • Round: Second Round
  • Date: August 18, 2021
  • Prize Money: $41,500
  • Venue: Cincinnati, USA
  • Surface: Outdoor Hard court

Daniil Medvedev vs Mackenzie Mcdonald: Match Preview

Mackenzie McDonald
Mackenzie McDonald

Daniil Medvedev led Team Russia to victory at the second edition of the ATP Cup in February, going 4–0 in singles. He reached the finals of the Australian Open 2021, defeating opponents like as Tsitsipas and Rublev. Despite Djokovic’s dominance in the final, Medvedev appeared to be in excellent form throughout the event.

At the Open 13 in Marseille, Medvedev won his first championship of the season, defeating Pierre-Hugues Herbert in three sets in the final. Medvedev participated in the Canadian Open as the top seed to begin the North American hardcourt season. Despite being two points away from losing in the second set tiebreak, Medvedev defeated Hurkacz in the quarterfinals, avenging his Wimbledon setback. Medvedev went on to win the championship by beating Reilly Opelka in straight sets in the final.

Mackenzie McDonald reached the fourth round of a Major for the second time at the 2021 Australian Open, defeating Marco Cecchinato, 22nd seed Borna Coric, and Lloyd Harris. In the fourth round, he was beaten in straight sets by Daniil Medvedev, the fourth seed and eventual finalist. McDonald defeated reigning champion Nick Kyrgios and many other players to reach the ATP 500 quarterfinals for the first time at the 2021 Citi Open.

He reached his first ATP final after defeating 2015 winner Kei Nishikori in three sets. McDonald was defeated in the final by Jannik Sinner, the fifth seed, in three sets. As a consequence, he returned to the top 100 for the first time in two years on August 9, 2021, gaining more than 40 places in the standings to world No. 64.

Daniil Medvedev vs Mackenzie Mcdonald: Head-to-Head

Medvedev and Mcdonald had previously met on four occasions. Medvedev has dominated throughout the contest, winning all of his matches without dropping a set. Medvedev leads Mcdonald 4-0 in head-to-head statistics.

Daniil Medvedev vs Mackenzie Mcdonald: Match Prediction

Medvedev is playing the best tennis in his life. He has accomplished a lot in this season and he doesn’t intend to stop. Few days back, he won the Canadian open defeating the tall Reilly Opelka in the finals. His ability to cover the court and hit those powerful shots has put a lot of opponents in danger. Mcdonald, on the other hand has been played some average tennis so far. He won’t be able to stand a chance against the might Medvedev. Medvedev would easily smash Mcdonald.

Daniil Medvedev
Daniil Medvedev

Our predictions: Medvedev to win in straight sets.

Daniil Medvedev vs Mackenzie Mcdonald: Live Streaming & Where to Watch

Match timings:

  • Japan : TBD
  • Delhi: TBD
  • New York: TBD
  • Melbourne: TBD
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