3-time grand slam champion Andy Murray will be up against Vasek Pospisil in the second round of Moselle Open. Murray is ranked 113th in the world while Pospisil is the World No.66.
Andy Murray vs Vasek Pospisil : Match Details
- Tournament: Moselle Open 2021
- Match: Andy Murray vs Vasek Pospisil
- Round: Second Round
- Date: September 22, 2021
- Prize money: $10,584
- Venue: Metz, France
- Surface: Indoor Hardcourt
Andy Murray vs Vasek Pospisil: Preview
Andy Murray has been slowly and steadily rising up the ranks on the ATP tour. He showed glimpses of old form at Wimbledon where he reached the third round and then reached the followed it up with second round outings at Cincinnati and Winston-Salem. He then played an incredible 5-set match against third seed Stefanos Tsitsipas in the first round of US Open but came out second best.
He then had a Round of 16 exit at Rennes Challenger where he lost to Roman Safiullin. In the first round at Metz, he beat in form 6th seed Ugo Humbert in three sets 4-6,6-3,6-2.
As for his opponent, Vasek Pospisil, he hasn’t been in he best of form this season. He was knocked out of the second round at Wimbledon where he lost to Frances Tiafoe. His poor form continued in the North-American hard court swing.
He lost his first match at the Hall of Fame Tennis Championships and then lost in the second round of Washington Open to 12th seed Sebastian Korda. He followed it up with a first round exit at the Toronto Masters and couldn’t make it past the qualifiers at the Cincinnati Masters. In the US Open, he was knocked out of the second round where he lost to Ilya Ivashka in straight sets. This week in Metz, he beat local Gregoire Barrere in the first round.
Andy Murray vs Vasek Pospisil: Head-to-Head
This will be the 6th meeting between the duo. Murray leads the H2H 4-1. Their last meeting came in 2017 at Indian Wells where Pospisil won in staright sets.
Andy Murray vs Vasek Pospisil: Prediction
Despite being ranked outside the top 100, Murray will go in as the favorite to win the match. He has shown amazing form in the first round against Humbert and will be aided by Pospisil’s terrible form. Expect Murray to enter the last 8 without breaking much sweat.
Prediction: Murray to win in straight sets.
Andy Murray vs Vasek Pospisil : Live Streaming & Where to Watch
- Japan : 1:00 am (Sept 23)
- Delhi: 9:30 pm
- Metz: 6:00 pm
- New York: 12 pm
- Melbourne: 3 am (Sept 23)
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