Stefanos Tsitsipas will be facing the Argentine Diego Schwartzman in the third round of the Roland Garros. Tsitsipas would be hoping for a deep run in the French Open, as he was only able to make it to the 4th round last year. On the other hand, Diego Schwartzman would be hoping to put on a show against the 2021 French Open runner-up to get past the third round..
Stefanos Tsitsipas vs Diego Schwartzman: Match Details
Tournament: 2023 Roland Garros
Match: Stefanos Tsitsipas vs Diego Schwartzman
Date: 2 June 2023
Venue: Paris, France
Round: Third round
Prize Money: $ 154,103
Stefanos Tsitsipas vs Diego Schwartzman: Preview
Stefanos Tsitsipas won the 2nd round encounter against Spaniard Roberto Carballes Baena in straight sets. The score line of the match was 6-3, 7-6, 6-2. The Greek is the fifth seed and is playing at the French Open in 2023 after having a decent run in the ongoing clay court swing. The 24-year-old reached the semi-finals of the Rome Masters, where he was ultimately defeated by the eventual champion, Daniil Medvedev, in straight sets. The score line of the match was 7-5, 7-5
The 2021 French Open finalist had a forgettable outing in the 2022 edition, as he lost in the fourth round to the then-rising star and present world number 6, Holger Rune, in four sets. With clay being the 24-year-old’s favorable surface, he would be the man to beat in these conditions.
With clay being Diego Schwartzman’s favorable surface, he will be a tricky opponent for the world number 4. Notably, the world number 95 has just started to regain form after a horrid start to the 2022 season.
The Argentine has managed to win two matches in a row for the first time since the US Open in 2022. He overcame a tough Round 1 encounter against Zapata Miralles. After being two sets down, Schwartzman won the encounter with a score line of 1-6, 6-7, 6-2, 6-0, 6-4. He then consolidated his win with a comfortable round 2 victory against Nuno Borges in straight sets.
The duo has played six times in the past, with Tsitsipas leading the head-to-head record by 4-2. They last played in London at the Laver Cup, where Stefanos won the encounter with a score of 6-2, 6-1.
Stefanos Tsitsipas vs Diego Schwartzman: Prediction
According to the most recent form and consistency, Tsitsipas is most likely to win the encounter.
Match Prediction: Stefanos Tsitsipas to win in 4 sets.
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