Dan Evans and Feliciano Lopez will meet in the first round of the Wimbledon 2021. The Brit will start as a favorite coming into the first round of the Wimbledon 2021.
Dan Evans vs Feliciano Lopez: Match Details
|Match||Dan Evans vs Feliciano Lopez|
|Date||28th June, 2021|
Dan Evans vs Feliciano Lopez: Match Preview
Evans last played at Queen’s Club Championships where he made it to the quarter finals. He lost to the eventual champion, Matteo Berrettini in straight sets. The top seed defeated the world number 26 with the score line of 7-6, 6-3. Evans did not have a good run in the French Open as he was ousted in the first round itself. He lost to Miomir Kecmanović in four sets with the score line of 6-1, 3-6, 3-6, 4-6.
It will be interesting to see how he performs in Wimbledon 2021 considering his recent form. The fans will also be rooting for him as he is the local hope to have a good run in the Wimbledon.
Lopez, on the other hand last played at the Mallorca Open where he reached the quarter finals. He lost to Frenchman, Adrian Mannarino in three sets with the score line of 4-6, 6-3, 3-6. The veteran played three grass court tournaments before coming to Wimbledon. The Spaniard played at Queen’s Club Championships and Stuttgart Open where he reached the round of 16 and lost to Denis Shapovalov on both the occasions.
The world number 90 was knocked out of the French Open in the first round as he lost to Federico Coria in straight sets with the score line of 3-6, 6-7, 2-6. He would be hoping to have a good run at the Wimbledon 2021.
Dan Evans vs Feliciano Lopez: Head to Head
The duo have met once in the past in 2015 at the Australian Open. Feliciano Lopez won the encounter in straight sets with the score line of 6-1, 6-0, 6-4. Lopez would be looking to take lead on the head to head tally while Evans would be looking to cover the deficit.
Dan Evans vs Feliciano Lopez: Prediction
Lopez may pose some challenges as the experience may take over but Evans is expected to handle them. So, according to most recent form and consistency, Evans is most likely to win the encounter.
Match Prediction: Dan Evans to win in 4 sets.