Number 7 seed of the tournament, Jordan Thompson will face the American Maxime Cressy in the quarter finals of the Hall of Fame Open 2021 in Newport. Thompson is currently ranked 71st in the world while Cressy is ranked 155th.
Jordan Thompson vs Maxime Cressy: Match Details
|Tournament||Hall of Fame Open|
|Match||Jordan Thompson vs Maxime Cressy|
|Date||July 16, 2021|
|Venue||Newport, Rhode Island, United States|
Jordan Thompson vs Maxime Cressy: Preview
The Australian, Thompson last played at Newport in 2019 where he lost in the Round of 16 against the Spaniard, Marcel Granollers in straight sets. The seventh seed currently has a win-loss record of 6-4 on grass court, this year to date.
Thompson is through to the quarter finals at the ATP 250 Grass Court tournament. He was leading 5-4 in the Round of 32 when the German, Cedrik-Marcel Stebe retired. In the Round of 16, Thompson dominated the court when he beat Yūichi Sugita from Japan in straight sets, 6-0, 6-2.
The young 24-year-old, Maxime Cressy will be playing his first ATP Quarterfinals. The American graduated from UCLA in 2019 and is playing his third tour level main draw.
Cressy played against the Italian, Paolo Lorenzi in the Round of 32 and beat him in straight sets 6-1, 6-2. In the round of 16, Cressy upset number 2 seed, Sam Querrey and claimed the biggest win of his career. The two Americans battled it out on court in a thrilling three set match which saw Cressy take the win 6-4, 2-6, 6-2.
Jordan Thompson vs Maxime Cressy: Head-to-Head
The pair have yet to play against each other in the ATP Tour and thus, will face each other for the first time. Hence, the head-to-head record stands at 0-0.
Jordan Thompson vs Maxime Cressy: Prediction
Maxime Cressy is very young and new to the ATP Tour when compared to Jordan Thompson. However, Cressy has been in great form this tournament. He dominated the court in the first round and although, he had to battle it out against the number 2 seed, Querrey, his win would have given him a lot of confidence. However, Thompson also being in good touch and having a lot more experience, will make this match extremely close.
Prediction: Cressy to win in three sets.