Carlos Alcaraz will be facing the Canadian, Denis Shapovalov in the third round of the Roland Garros. Alcaraz would be hoping for a deep run in the French Open where his best run was in the quarter-finals last year. On the other hand, Denis Shapovalov would be hoping to put on a show against the 2022 US Open Champion to get past the third round.
Carlos Alcaraz vs Denis Shapovalov: Match Details
Tournament: 2023 Roland Garros
Match: Carlos Alcaraz vs Denis Shapovalov
Date: 2 June 2023
Venue: Paris, France
Round: Third round
Prize Money: $ 154,103
Carlos Alcaraz vs Denis Shapovalov: Preview
Carlos Alcarazwon the 2nd round encounter against Taro Daniel in a tricky encounter. After the match was level at 1 set all, the Spaniard kept his focus to win the match in 4 sets. The score line of the match was 6-1, 3-6, 6-1, 6-2.
The Spaniard has been in good form lately and is playing at theFrench Open in 2023 after having a good run in the ongoing clay court swing. The world number 1 had won the Madrid Masters by defeating German Jan Lennard Struff in a 3-set encounter. However, Alcaraz lost in the third round of the Rome Masters,which was quite unexpected given his recent results. The 20-year-old made it to the quarterfinals of the tournament last year. He would be hoping for a better result this time.
Denis Shapovalov has been struggling to win consecutive matches in a tournament since the start of 2023. This is the first time since the Australian Open in 2023 that the Canadian has been able to win back-to-back matches.
Talking about his previous match, he won the match against Italian Matteo Arnaldi in four sets with a score line of 6-2, 3-6, 6-3, 6-3. The world number 32 also overcame talented American Brandon Nakashima in the first round in a thrilling 5-set encounter. The score line of the match was 6-4, 7-5, 4-6, 3-6, 6-3.
It will be interesting to see how the Canadian performs against the top seed.
As far as head-to-head is concerned, the duo haven’t played in the past and therefore this will be their 1st encounter.
Carlos Alcaraz vs Denis Shapovalov: Prediction
According to the most recent form and consistency, Carlos Alcaraz is most likely to win the encounter.
Match Prediction: Carlos Alcaraz to win in 3 sets
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