World No.11 Jannik Sinner will take on World No.27 Reilly Opelka in the opening round of the Vienna Open on October 26 2021.
Jannik Sinner vs Reilly Opelka: Match Details
- Tournament: ATP Vienna 2021
- Match: Stefanos Tsitsipas vs Grigor Dimitrov
- Round: 1st Round
- Date: October 27, 2021
- Prize money: $21,171
- Venue: Vienna, Austria
- Surface: Indoor Hardcourt
Jannik Sinner vs Reilly Opelka: Preview
Sinner comes into this tournament with plenty of confidence and momentum, after winning the title in Antwerp last week. The Italian also triumphed in Sofia earlier in the month, before losing in the fourth round of Indian Wells. The 20-year-old has been making leap strides forward this year, owing to which he has now moved to a career-high ranking of No.12 in the ATP rankings. Sinner also won the title in Washington in the run-up to the 2021 US Open. For the year, Sinner has won 23 matches and lost 10 on the hard surfaces. Another victory this week in Vienna should see the Italian sensation qualify for the World Tour Finals in November.
After making the finals of the Toronto Masters in August, Opelka has not failed to impress in the last few tournaments on the hard courts. Consistent premature exits in Cincinnati, Indian Wells and Antwerp have also stalled his progress in the ATP rankings over the past few months. That said, the American is quite capable of beating the very best players on the tour with his aggressive game. Although the 24-year-old will be keen on delivering an impressive performance this week in Vienna, he will have a very formidable opponent to contend with in the opening round.
Jannik Sinner vs Reilly Opelka: Head to Head
Jannik Sinner and Reilly Opelka have never met on the ATP tour.
Jannik Sinner vs Reilly Opelka: Prediction
The Italian will come into this match as the favourite with two consecutive titles on the hard courts. While the American will rely on his booming serve and big forehand, Sinner looks well poised to keep more balls in play and eventually progress to the next round.
Match Prediction: Jannik Sinner should win in two sets.
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