Carlos Alcaraz will be up against Mackenzie McDonald in a blockbuster round of 32 clash at the Western & Southern Open 2022. Alcaraz is ranked 4th in the world while McDonald is ranked 72nd.
Carlos Alcaraz vs Mackenzie McDonald: Match Details
- Tournament: Western & Southern Open 2022
- Match: Carlos Alcaraz vs Mackenzie McDonald
- Round: Round of 32
- Date: 16th August 2022
- Venue: Cincinnati, United States
- Surface: Clay
- Prize Money: $6,280,880
Carlos Alcaraz vs Mackenzie McDonald: Preview
World No. 4 Carlos Alcaraz has had an extraordinary season so far, winning 42 out of 50 matches with four titles to his name. He won the Miami Open, the Madrid Open, the Rio Open, and also the Barcelona Open. He also made it to the finals at the Hamburg Open and the Umag Open, and he is coming on from a second-round loss to Tommy Paul at the Canadian Open.
On the other hand, Mackenzie McDonald has won 17 out of 37 matches so far this season with his best performance being the quarterfinal finish at the Dubai Tennis Championships. He received a wildcard for the ongoing Western & Southern Open and beat Nikoloz Basilashvili in the first round to advance to the round of 32.
Alcaraz has beaten McDonald in the only match they have played against each other at the Indian Wells Masters this year.
Carlos Alcaraz vs Mackenzie McDonald: Prediction
Carlos Alcaraz will go in as the favorite to win the match given his form and superior ranking. He is one of the best players in the world and has proven himself on clay, he is more or less an all-court player. Expect a good match with Alcaraz moving into the next round.
Prediction: Alcaraz to win in three sets.
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Carlos Alcaraz vs Mackenzie McDonald: Broadcast and Live Stream Details
- USA – Tennis Channel
- UK – Amazon Prime Video
- Australia – beIN Sport
- France– Eurosport
- Italy– Sportcast
- Germany– Sky Deutschland
- Spain– Telefonica
Carlos Alcaraz vs Mackenzie McDonald: Match Timings
- Melbourne– 11:15 PM
- Paris– 3:15 PM
- London– 2:15 PM
- New York– 9:15 AM
- Toronto– 9:15 AM
- India– 6:45 PM
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