Diego Schwartzman will be up against Jenson Brooksby in the semifinal of the 2021 European Open. Schwartzman is ranked 14th in the world while Brooksby is the World No.70.
Diego Schwartzman vs Jenson Brooksby: Match Details
- Tournament: European Open 2021
- Match: Diego Schwartzman vs Jenson Brooksby
- Round: Semifinal
- Date: October 23, 2021
- Prize Money: $29,537
- Venue: Antwerp, Belgium
- Surface: Indoor Hard Court
Diego Schwartzman vs Jenson Brooksby: Preview
Given the high standards he set last season, Diego Schwartzman has had a relatively poor year. After reaching the quarterfinal of the French Open, he bowed out of the third round at Wimbledon. He then reached the Round of 16 of US Open and followed it up with consecutive quarterfinal appearances at San Diego Open and Indian Wells Masters.
This week at Antwerp, he defeated 3-time grand slam champion Andy Murray in the Round of 16 before beating Brandon Nakashima in the quarterfinal in straight sets 6-4,6-2.
American youngster Jenson Brooksby is projected as the next big thing in American tennis. After doing well at the Challenger circuit, he reached the final of Hall of Fame Tennis Championships where he lost to Kevin Anderson. He then made it to the semifinal of the Washington Open where he lost to eventual champion Jannik Sinner. He battled past American giant Reilly Opelka in the opening round and defeated Alejandro Davidovich Fokina in straight sets 7-5,6-0.
The 20-year old then made it to the Round of 16 at Flushing Meadows where he took a set from World No.1 Novak Djokovic. At Antwerp this week, he made it to the main draw as a qualifier and is yet to drop a set all week.
Diego Schwartzman vs Jenson Brooksby: Head-to-Head
This will be the first meeting between the duo. The two haven’t met yet and hence their H2H stands deadlock at 0-0.
Diego Schwartzman vs Jenson Brooksby: Prediction
The match is expected to go down the distance given Schwartzman’s recent form. While the Argentine is far superior in the rankings than Brooksby, the American is in amazing touch and will fancy his chances for yet another final. Both the players have very similar style of play and will test each other’s defense. Expect a thrilling match with Schwartzman edging past on his experience.
Prediction: Schwartzman to win in three sets.
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