Rio Open 2022: Matteo Berrettini vs Thiago Monterio Prediction, Head to Head, Preview and Live Stream Details

Top seed Matteo Berrettini will face off against Thiago Monteiro in the second round of the Rio Open 2022 on Thursday.

Top seed Matteo Berrettini will play against Brazilian wildcard Thiago Monteiro in the second round of the Rio Open 2022 on Thursday.

Matteo Berrettini vs Thiago Monterio: Match Details

Tournament: Rio Open 2022
Match: Matteo Berrettini vs Thiago Monterio
Round: Round of 16
Date: 16th February
Venue: Rio de Janeiro
Surface: Clay Court
Prize Money: $25,900

Matteo Berrettini vs Thiago Monterio: Preview

Matteo Berrettini
Matteo Berrettini

The Italian had a shaky start to the year in 2022, losing two of his three singles matches in the ATP Cup. He bounced back massively better at the Australian Open 2022, where he lost against the eventual champion Rafael Nadal in four sets in the semifinals. He had a lengthy run at the Australian Open, playing tough matches all the way to the semifinals. In the quarterfinals, he beat Gael Monfils in five sets, 6-4 6-4 3-6 3-6 6-2. This will be his first tournament after the Australian Open, as well as his first match after receiving a first-round bye.

Meanwhile, Monteiro began the year at the Adelaide International, where he advanced to the second round before losing in straight sets to Marin Cilic. The Brazilian then lost in the quarter-finals in Adelaide. Monteiro was ousted in the first round of the Australian Open after losing in five sets to Benoit Paire. He was knocked in the first round of the Cordoba Open by Pedro Martinez. After that, the 27-year-old advanced to the second round of the Argentina Open, where he was defeated by Fernando Verdasco. Monteiro was given a wildcard into the Rio Open and beat Sebastian Baez in the first round.

Matteo Berrettini vs Thiago Monterio: Head to Head

Thiago Monterio
Thiago Monterio

This will be the first clash between Berrettini and Monteiro so their head-to-head currently stands at 0-0.

Matteo Berrettini vs Thiago Monterio: Prediction

Matteo Berrettini
Matteo Berrettini

Berrettini will be the heavy favorite to win the match considering his ranking and current form. The Italian is at ease on any surface and had some excellent results on clay last year. He’s set to tackle Monterio and has his sights set on a quarter-final spot.

Prediction: Berrettini to win in straight sets.

Matteo Berrettini vs Thiago Monterio: Live Stream Details

USA- Tennis Channel
Australia– beIN
UK and Ireland- Amazon Prime
The Middle East and North Africa- beIN Sports
Central America- ESPN
Caribbean Islands- Sportsmax
South America and Oceania- ESPN International
Canada- TSN, and DAZN
Sub-Saharan Africa- SuperSport

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