Andrey Rublev and Lloyd Harris will meet in the second round of the Wimbledon 2021. The Russian will start as a favorite coming into the second round of the Wimbledon 2021.
Andrey Rublev vs Lloyd Harris: Match Details
|Match||Andrey Rublev vs Lloyd Harris|
|Date||1st June, 2021|
Andrey Rublev vs Lloyd Harris: Match Preview
Rublev started his Wimbledon campaign on a winning note by beating Federico Delbonis in four sets. It was a shaky start by the young gun against the Argentine as he lost the first set but won the match with the score line of 4-6, 6-4, 6-1, 6-2. The Russian last played at the ATP 500 event in Halle where he made it to the finals. It was a good start to the grass court season for the Russian. He lost to Ugo Humbert in the final in straight sets with the score line of 3-6, 6-7. The world number 7 did not have a good run in the French Open as he crashed out in the first round to Jan-Lennard Struff.
He lost to the world number 45 in a five set thriller with the score line of 3-6, 6-7, 6-4, 6-3, 4-6. The playing style of Rublev is more suited to play in fast courts. So, it will be interesting to see how Rublev performs in Wimbledon this year.
Harris won against Richard Berankis in the first round convincingly. He won in straight sets with the score line of 6-3, 6-4, 7-6. The world number 51 reached the quarter finals of the Halle Open where he lost to Nikoloz Basilashvili in straight sets with the score line of 4-6, 6-7.
Harris played at the French Open where he reached the second round but ultimately lost to Cameron Norrie. The South African lost to Norrie in four sets with the score line of 6-4, 3-6, 3-6, 2-6. It will be interesting to see how he performs at Wimbledon this year
Andrey Rublev vs Lloyd Harris: Head to Head
The duo have met once in the past. They met in the ATP tournament at Adelaide, Australia in 2020 as Rublev won the sole encounter with the score line of 6-3, 6-0. Rublev will try to take the lead while Harris would be hoping to cover the deficit in this encounter
Andrey Rublev vs Lloyd Harris: Prediction
Harris may pose some challenges for Rublev but the Russian should be able to tackle it. So, according to the most recent form and consisteny, Rublev is most likely to win the encounter.
Match Prediction: Andey Rublev to win in 3 sets.