Andrey Rublev, fourth seed at Halle Open 2021 will face the German, Philipp Kohlschreiber in the quarterfinals. Rublev is ranked seventh in the world, whereas, Kohlschreiber is ranked on the 128th spot.
Andrey Rublev vs Philipp Kohlschreiber : Match Details
|Tournament||ATP Halle Open 2021|
|Match||Andrey Rublev vs Philipp Kohlschreiber|
|Date||18th June, 2021|
Andrey Rublev vs Philipp Kohlschreiber : Match Preview
Andrey Rublev has stormed into the quarterfinals of Halle Open 2021, after convincing wins in the opening two rounds. The fourth seed defeated fellow Russian, Karen Khachanov in straight sets in the first round. In the second round, he defeated the Australian, Jordan Thompson in straight sets to book a spot in the last eight. The Russian suffered a shocking first round defeat at French Open 2021, where he lost to Jan Lennard Struff in five sets.
Philipp Kohlschreiber defeated Jurij Rodionov in straight sets in the first round of Halle Open. The German who is playing his home tournament, defeated Corentin Moutet in another straight sets win in the second round. He last played at the French Open 2021, where he lost in the third round to Diego Schwartzman.
Andrey Rublev vs Philipp Kohlschreiber : Head-to-Head
The duo have faced off against each other only on one occasion in the past. Philipp Kohlschreiber won their only encounter at Hamburg Open 2017 in straight sets.
Andrey Rublev vs Philipp Kohlschreiber : Match Prediction
Andrey Rublev is the favorite to win the quarterfinals against the experienced German. The Russian has been impressive in his first two round victories in Halle, and will look to add another ATP 500 title to his cabinet this week. However, Philipp Kohlschreiber is an experienced campaigner, and is a good player on grass courts. The match will be a three set affair, with Rublev emerging on top.
Match Prediction: Andrey Rublev to win in three sets