Diego Schwartzman has strolled into the fourth round without much hassle. He hasn’t lost a single set in all the three rounds he has cleared so far. In the third round, he defeated Philipp Kohlschreiber in straight sets with 6-4, 6-2, 6-1. In the first two rounds, Lu Yen-Hsun and Aljaz Bedene were also thrashed brutally by Schwartzman in French Open 2021.
|Tournament||French Open 2021|
|Match||Diego Schwartzman v Jan-Lennard Struff|
|Date||4th June, 2021|
|Prize Money||$205,786 (INR 1,50,52,638 approx.)|
Diego Schwartzman v Jan-Lennard Struff: Preview
Diego Schwartzman, the Argentinean tennis star is carrying on his great form. He qualified for the semi-finals in the French Open last year where his progress was halted by the ‘King of Clay’ Rafael Nadal. Winner of ATP Buenos Aires this year, Diego displayed incredible form in the Barcelona Open as well.
Especially on the clay court, Diego has been tough to get past. Whereas his opponent, the 31-year-old Jan-Lennard Struff, has been a part of few close shaves in the French Open 2021 already. By no means Jan-Lennard can be counted of the game as he has already defeated seventh seed Andrey Rublev which surprised numerous tennis fans across the globe.
Struff also defeated Facundo Bagnis and Carlos Alcaraz without much difficulty in the first two rounds of the tournament. Struff has been on a dream run this season. Since 2013, this is only the second time that he has reached the fourth round of the French Open.
Diego Schwartzman v Jan-Lennard Struff: Head-to-Head
These two players have faced each other twice and both of them have emerged victorious on one occasion each. This will surely be a nail-biter.
Diego Schwartzman v Jan-Lennard Struff: Prediction
Diego Schwartzman will aim at continuing his good run of form and thrash his counterpart Jan-Lennard Struff. Diego has been tremendous on clay court and is expected to win and move into the Quarter-Finals. However, Struff is expected to give a tough fight and stretch Schwartzman to at least 4 sets.
Prediction: Diego Schwartzman to win in four sets.
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