World number 24 Jannik Sinner will take on World number 45 Sebastian Korda in the round of 16 of the ATP Washington 2021 on August 5th, 2021.
Match Details: Jannik Sinner vs Sebastian Korda
- Tournament: ATP Citi Open 2021
- Match: Jannik Sinner vs Sebastian Korda
- Round: Round of 16
- Date: August 5th, 2021
- Prize Money: $24,400
- Venue: Washington DC, USA
- Surface: Hard Court
Jannik Sinner vs Sebastian Korda: Preview
The young 19-year-old, Jannik Sinner turned pro in 2018 and reached a career high ranking of 17 earlier this year in May. He has won 2 ATP Tour titles throughout his career, including one this year which he won at the Great Ocean Road Open. Sinner is seeded number 5 in Washington and will be hoping to make it back into the top 20 rankings.
In his first match, in the round of 32, Sinner was up against world number 69, Emil Ruusuvuori. Sinner dominated on the court and broke Ruusuvuori thrice to take the win, 6-2, 6-4.
Sebastian Korda reached his career high ranking of 45 earlier this month and won his maiden ATP title at the Emilia Romagna Open and did so by not dropping a set the entire tournament and also broke into the top 50 for the first time. At Washington, Korda is seeded number 12 and faced Canada’s Vasek Pospisil in the round of 32.
Korda served an astonishing 10 aces and converted 2 out of his 5 break points to take the win, 7-5, 6-4 and secure his spot in the Round of 16.
Jannik Sinner vs Sebastian Korda: Head to Head
The duo is yet to play against each other on the ATP Tour and hence their head to head tie is currently 0-0.
Jannik Sinner vs Sebastian Korda: Prediction
Sinner has a win-loss record of 24-14 this year across all surfaces and 14-6 on hard court. Sinner is most dominant on hard court having won both his titles on this surface. Korda has also played extraordinarily well on the tour this year with a win-loss record of 21-10 across all surfaces and 10-4 on hard court.
Although this match will be very close, Sinner will slightly edge out Korda and get the better of him to take the win.
Match Prediction: Sinner to win in three sets.
Jannik Sinner vs Sebastian Korda: Live Streaming and Where to Watch
- Japan: 3:00 am (August 6th)
- Delhi: 11:30 pm
- New York: 2:00 pm
- Melbourne: 4:00 am (August 6th)
- Brazil: 3:00 pm
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