In the second round of the ATP-1000 Indian Wells 2021, World No. 22 Dan Evans will take on Japanese tennis star Kei Nishikori.
Kei Nishikori vs Dan Evans: Match Details
- Tournament: Indian Wells Open 2021
- Match: Kei Nishikori vs Dan Evans
- Round: 2nd Round
- Date: 9th October 2021
- Prize Money: $29,045
- Surface: Outdoor hard court
Kei Nishikori vs Dan Evans: Preview
Dan Evans hasn’t been in very good touch this season. He will step into the Indian Wells Open after a forgettable outing at the San Diego Open. After winning the first round, he was knocked out in the second round by fellow countryman Cameron Norrie.
Needless to say, Evans would be itching to make a strong comeback by starting with a win at the Indian Wells. On the other hand, Japanese tennis sensation Kei Nishikori had to battle hard against Joao Sousa in his first-round clash in the tournament.
After dropping the first set, Nishikori made a brilliant comeback and ended up winning the next two sets. Now he has a monumental task ahead of him in the name of Dan Evans in the second round. Although Evans hasn’t been in the best of forms, but he does have the ability to defeat the biggest names in tennis.
Kei Nishikori vs Dan Evans: Head-to-Head
These two players have been up against each other on 4 occasions in the past. Nishikori has won 3 out of them, whereas Evans has emerged victoriously only on one occasion. Hence, the head-to-head record stands 3-1 in favor of Kei Nishikori.
Kei Nishikori vs Dan Evans: Prediction
Nishikori has done very well in the past. His recent form however hasn’t been as good as would have liked. Without a doubt, Evans will walk into the encounter as a firm favorite. However, Nishikori will not go down without putting up a fierce fight.
Prediction: Dan Evans to win in three sets.
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