In the quarter-finals of the Stockholm Open 2021, World No. 18 and the 3rd seeded Denis Shapovalov will take on World No. 60 Arthur Rinderknech.
Denis Shapovalov vs Arthur Rinderknech: Match Details
- Tournament: Stockholm Open 2021
- Match: Denis Shapovalov vs Arthur Rinderknech
- Round: Quarter-Final
- Prize Money: $22,522
- Date: November 11, 2021
- Venue: Stockholm, Sweden
- Surface: Indoor Hard Court
Denis Shapovalov vs Arthur Rinderknech: Preview
Defending champion Denis Shapovalov reaches his 9th quarter-final of the season as he defeats Andrea Vavassori 7-6(1), 6-1 in 1 hour and 29 minutes to begin his Stockholm title defence campaign positively. The Canadian has not enjoyed a good form since the Tour shifted its focus back on the hardcourts, but looks like a favourite to go the distance this week in Sweden.
Arthur Rinderknech qualifies for his 7th quarter-final of the season after a 6-4 6-1 win against Jozef Kovalik in their Round of 16 clash, winning the match in 1 hour and 19 minutes. Arthur met Alexander Bublik in the first round and was leading 6-1, 2-0 when an injury forced Bublik to forfeit the match, now reaches the last-8 without having dropped a set.
Denis Shapovalov vs Arthur Rinderknech: Head to head
This will be duo’s first ever meeting on the Tour, hence the head-to-head stands at 0-0.
Denis Shapovalov vs Arthur Rinderknech: Prediction
Denis will come into the tie with a career indoor hardcourt record of 52-35 and is 2-2 on the surface this season while having a season record of 28-22 across all surfaces. Arthur will take the court with a career indoor hardcourt record of 59-31 and is 26-13 on the surface this season and has a 53-28 record for the season across all surfaces.
Looking at these numbers, their recent form and performances in the past few weeks, Denis Shapovalov looks the favourite for the tie but might need to overcome a strong challenge from Rinderknech who has looked in good shape this week.
Prediction: Denis Shapovalov to win in 3-sets
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