In the second round of the Stockholm Open 2021, World No. 18 and the 3rd seeded Denis Shapovalov will take on World No. 289 Andrea Vavassori.
Denis Shapovalov vs Andrea Vavassori: Match Details
- Tournament: Stockholm Open 2021
- Match: Denis Shapovalov vs Andrea Vavassori
- Round: Round of 16
- Prize Money: $13,037
- Date: November 10, 2021
- Venue: Stockholm, Sweden
- Surface: Indoor Hard Court
Denis Shapovalov vs Andrea Vavassori: Preview
Defending champion Denis Shapovalov will begin his title defence in the 2nd round after having received a bye in the first round given his seeding. The Canadian youngster comes to Sweden from a quarter-final defeat at the 2021 St. Petersburg Open, his best run since he made it to the semi-finals of the 2021 Wimbledon Championships.
Andrea Vavassori makes a stunning comeback in his Tour debut after entering the main-draw from the qualifiers. The Italian was up against fellow qualifier Pavel Kotov and won the first set 6-3 and found himself 0-3 down in the second set, but he made a strong comeback to win the match 6-3, 6-4 in 1 hour and 21 minutes.
Denis Shapovalov vs Andrea Vavassori: Head to head
The duo is yet to meet on the ATP Tour, hence the head-to-head stands at 0-0.
Denis Shapovalov vs Andrea Vavassori: Prediction
Denis will come into the tie with a career indoor hardcourt record of 51-35 and is 1-2 on the surface this season while having a season record of 27-22 across all surfaces. Andrea will take the court with a career indoor hardcourt record of 20-21 and is 2-2 on the surface this season and has a 15-10 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 and despite Andrea’s heroics in the first round, the young Canadian should see the match through.
Prediction: Denis Shapovalov to win in straight-sets
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