World number 70 Sam Querrey faces off against world number 134 Brandon Nakashima in an all-American battle in Mexico for a place in the Los Cabos Open Quarter Finals on 22nd July.
Sam Querrey vs Brandon Nakashima: Match Details
|Tournament||ATP Mifel Open 2021|
|Match||Sam Querrey vs Brandon Nakashima|
|Date||22nd July 2021|
|Venue||Los Cabos, Mexico|
Sam Querrey vs Brandon Nakashima Preview
Former world number 11 Sam Querrey will be playing his first math at the Los Cabos Open since a disappointing loss to compatriot Maxime Cressy in the Round of 16 of the Hall of Fame Open a week ago. He was expected to make a run till atleast the finals after having been seeded Number 2 but failed to capitalize on his opportunity
Brandon comes into the clash after battling past compatriot Jeffrey John Wolf in the Round of 32, 6-3, 6-7, 6-2. His previous tennis action was at Wimbledon, where he successfully qualified for the first round but eventually fell to yet another compatriot Taylor Fritz in a 4 setter, 5-7, 6-3, 4-6, 5-7. Nakashima hasn’t played in a lot of top-level main draw matches, having won three of the seven that he’s participated in. This season, Nakashima has already won one title on the Challenger level while reaching the semifinal at another in the 2 tournaments he has played
Sam Querrey vs Brandon Nakashima Head to Head
The American pair have never played a match against each other, this will be their first showdown
Sam Querrey vs Brandon Nakashima Prediction
Sam enters the tournament directly in the round of 16 after having been seeded 4th for the tournament and will be expected to reach atleast the semi-finals at Los Cabos. Brandon can only hope for an upset.
Prediction: Straight sets victory for Sam Querrey.