World number 43 John Millman will be up against World number 168 Elias Ymer in the round of 32 of the Citi Open on August 4th, 2021.
Match Details: John Millman vs Elias Ymer
|Tournament||ATP Citi Open 2021|
|Match||John Millman vs Elias Ymer|
|Round||Round of 32|
|Date||August 4th, 2021|
|Venue||Washington DC, USA|
John Millman vs Elias Ymer: Preview
John Millman who turned pro in 2006 has won only 1 ATP Tour title throughout his career and reached a career-high ranking of 33 in 2018. Millman represented Australia at the 2020 Tokyo Olympics but was knocked out in the second round by Alejandro Davidovich Fokina.
His last match on the tour was at the Swedish Open in July where he was seeded number 4 but a disappointing loss knocked him out in his first match, in the round of 16 where he lost against Arthur Rinderknech. Millman is seeded number 11 at Washington and will be hoping to make it further into the tournament.
Elias Ymer is yet to win a title on the ATP Tour and is yet to break into the top 100 with his highest ranking being 105 which he achieved in 2018. Ymer last played at the Atlanta Open where he failed to qualify for the main draw. However, at Washington, he has surpassed all expectations by reaching the round of 32.
During qualifying, Ymer was seeded number 11 and won both his qualifying matches including his match against number 3 seed qualifier, JJ Wolf. He made it through to the main draw and in the round of 64, he triumphed in a heated match against Jordan Thompson in three sets, 3-6, 7-5, 6-3.
John Millman vs Elias Ymer: Head to Head
The duo are yet to play against each other on the ATP Tour and thus, their head to head tie is currently 0-0.
John Millman vs Elias Ymer: Prediction
Millman has not had a great year so far having won 11 matches throughout the year and lost 17. Millman won his maiden ATP title on hardcourt where his record for this year is 2-7. Ymer has not played many matches this year with a record of 2-4 across all surfaces and 1-3 on hard court. Both players have not been able to impress this year however, Millman will use his experience to get the better of Ymer.
Match Prediction: Millman to win in straight sets.
John Millman vs Elias Ymer: Live Streaming and Where to Watch
- Japan: 3:00 am (August 5th)
- Delhi: 11:30 pm
- New York: 2:00 pm
- Melbourne: 4:00 am (August 5th)
- Brazil: 3:00 pm
|Germany||Amazon Prime Video|