Jannik Sinner will be up against Lloyd Harris in the semifinal of the 2021 European Open. Sinner is ranked 13th in the world while Harris is the World No.32.
Jannik Sinner vs Lloyd Harris: Match Details
- Tournament: European Open 2021
- Match: Jannik Sinner vs Lloyd Harris
- Round: Semifinal
- Date: October 23, 2021
- Prize Money: $29,537
- Venue: Antwerp, Belgium
- Surface: Indoor Hard Court
Jannik Sinner vs Lloyd Harris: Preview
Italian youngster Jannik Sinner has been in amazing form this season. In the North American swing, he won the Washington Open and defeated the likes of Sebastian Korda, Steve Johnson, Jenson Brooksby and Mackenzie McDonald. He then had poor outings at Toronto and Cincinnati before making it to the Round of 16 at the US Open where he lost to Alexander Zverev.
He then defended his Sofia Open crown and reached the Round of 16 at Indian Wells. This week at Antwerp, he defeated fellow countryman Lorenzo Musetti in the second round before getting the better of Arthur Rinderknech.
South African Lloyd Harris has had a decent season so far. After reaching the second round at Wimbledon, he reached the semifinal of the Washington Open and followed it up with another Round of 16 outing at Toronto. He then made it to the quarterfinal of the US Open.
At Antwerp this week, he is yet to drop a set. He blasted past Zizou Bergs in the first round before beating Jan-Lennard Struff in the second round. In the quarterfinal, he defeated Marton Fucsovics to book a date with Sinner.
Jannik Sinner vs Lloyd Harris: 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.
Jannik Sinner vs Lloyd Harris: Prediction
Given his amazing form, Sinner will enter the match as a huge favorite. He could climb to No.10 in the Race to Turin if he wins the title this week at Antwerp. He will fancy his chances to reach yet another final of the season but will be wary of Harris’ current form. As for the South African, he will back his serve and will have to dominate from the baseline to stay in the match. Expect the encounter to go down the distance with Sinner reaching the final.
Prediction: Sinner to win in three sets.
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