Alexander Zverev and Tomas Martin Etcheverry will lock horns against each other in the quarterfinals of the 2023 French Open. The German has really stepped up big-time in Paris, after a disappointing start to the season. Seeded 22nd at the French Open, Alexander Zverev has dropped just one set on his way to the last eight.
Meanwhile, Etcheverry has been one of the surprise names of the tournament. The Argentine has played some fantastic tennis to reach the quarterfinals, defeating Yoshihito Nishioka in straight sets in the fourth round. He is yet to even drop a set so far and looks like a real contender to reach the semifinals.
Alexander Zverev vs Tomas Martin Etcheverry: Match Details
Alexander Zverev vs Tomas Martin Etcheverry: Preview
Zverev outplayed Grigor Dimitrov in the fourth round in straight sets to book a spot in the quarterfinals. The 2022 French Open semi-finalist also defeated a tricky opponent in the form of Frances Tiafoe in four sets in the third round, after dropping the first set. The German saw off Alex Molcan and Lloyd Harris in the opening round matches. There were doubts over Alexander Zverev’s preparations in lead up to the French Open, given his mediocre clay court season. However, he has put all doubts to rest after his recent performances.
Tomas Martin Etcheverry remains only one of the few players who have yet to drop a set at the French Open. The Argentine defeated Alex de Minaur in straight sets in the second round, which came as a surprise. He followed it up with another comfortable victory over Borna Coric in the third round. The 23-year-old has had a successful clay court season so far, reaching the finals in Houston and a Challenger Event in France.
Alexander Zverev vs Tomas Martin Etcheverry: Prediction
This match looks nicely poised, as both players will back themselves to book a place in the semifinals. However, given Alexander Zverev’s exposure to such matches in the past, he will be the slight favorite. The German is prone to making unforced errors when put under pressure, something which Etcheverry will aim to do early on in the encounter. This match is expected to be a five-set encounter, with Zverev just coming out on top in the end.
Prediction: Alexander Zverev to win in five sets
Alexander Zverev vs Tomas Martin Etcheverry: Live stream details for the 2023 French Open
Nirmit Mehta is an aspiring sports writer and enthusiast who loves writing on Cricket, Tennis, Formula One, and Football. He is currently pursuing his education in Finance and is passionate about learning new languages.
FirstSportz is the First Stop for all sports fanatics. Starting in 2019, we initially covered Olympic Sports, but in 2021 we added every other sport which you might be looking for, like NFL, Golf, MLB, WWE Cricket, Football, Tennis, Esports, NBA, MMA and more.