In the third round clash at the French Open 2021, World No. 19 and the 18th seeded Jannik Sinner will be up against World No. 105 Mikael Ymer.
|Tournament||French Open 2021|
|Match||Jannik Sinner vs Mikael Ymer|
|Date||5th June, 2021|
|Prize Money||$136,787 (INR 1,00,04,396 approx.)|
Jannik Sinner vs Mikael Ymer : Preview
Jannik Sinner continues to impress with his talent and fighting spirit as he reaches the third round of the French Open 2021. The 19-year old Italian has already played 89 games in his 2 matches so far winning the first round 5-setter thriller followed by a 4-set win in the second round.
Sinner‘s record this year does not justify the tennis he has played after being handed tough draws in many tournaments, but he has certainly shown why he is dubbed as the next big thing in the sport.
Mikael Ymer makes his 3rd round debut at the French Open after a 4-set victory over Frenchman Gael Monfils after dishing out a bagel in the 1st set and eventually winning 6-0, 2-6, 6-4, 6-3. Similar to Sinner he also comes from a 5-set victory in the first round.
Mikael due to his rank had to start from the qualifying rounds in previous tournaments and faced defeats either in the first round or within the qualifiers itself. He had not reached the 2nd round before his appearance at the Roland Garros and will now contest in the 3rd round at the Grand Slam.
Jannik Sinner vs Mikael Ymer : Head to Head
This will be their 3rd meeting on the tour, their first Clay meeting having played on the indoor hardcourts before this. They both have won 1 match each, hence the head-to-head- stands at 1-1.
Jannik Sinner vs Mikael Ymer : Prediction
It will be a great battle between the two youngsters who have both played some tough matches in their previous two rounds and now find themselves against each other. Sinner however will be the favourite to win this tie going with his overall form. Mikael may surprise Sinner with some tough competition but may not go all the way this time around.
Prediction: Jannik Sinner to win in 4-sets in the 3rd round of the French Open 2021