ATP Washington 2021: Tennys Sandgren vs James Duckworth Preview, Head to Head and Prediction for Citi Open

The Citi Open starts off in Washington with American Tennys Sandgren taking on Australia's James Duckworth.

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Its world number 77 vs world number 82 in the first round of the Citi Open in Washington

American world number 82 Tennys Sandgren takes on Australian world number 77 James Duckworth in the first round of the ATP 500 Citi Open on Monday.

Tennys Sandgren vs James Duckworth: Match Details

TournamentATP 500 Citi Open
MatchTennys Sandgren vs James Duckworth
RoundFirst Round
Date2nd August 2021
Prize MoneyUSD 7,520
VenueWashington DC, USA
SurfaceHard Court

Tennys Sandgren vs James Duckworth: Preview

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Tennys Sandgren reached the second round at Wimbledon while Duckworth reached 3rd

30-year-old Tennys Sandgren comes into the match after having lost to unseeded Jason Jung in the round of 16 of the Hall of Fame Tennis Championships which he entered after having being brushed aside by Alexander Zverev in the second round of Wimbledon in a game in which Sandgren entertained the crowd with some good-natured banter and could only chuckle when he made a complete mess of a smash to go down a double break in the second set.

Australian Duckworth made a good run at the grass courts of Wimbledon, reaching the third round before losing to Italian Lorenzo Sonego. He had also passed the first round at the previous Grand Slam, getting past Salvatore Caruso of Italy in the opening round. In fact, the last event in which he did not make the second round was at the Parma Challenger back in May

Tennys Sandgren vs James Duckworth: Head to Head

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The pair have never faced off against each other

The pair have never faced off against each other and this will be their first showdown.

Tennys Sandgren vs James Duckworth: Prediction

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Tennys Sandgren comes off without a medal from his trip to Tokyo

Tennys comes off having lost the men’s doubles bronze medal match against the New Zealand pair of Marcus Daniell and Michael Venus. Duckworth enters the match as favourite on paper but expect the match to be a close one.

Prediction: Duckworth to win in 3 sets.

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