Wimbledon 2021: Denis Shapovalov vs Philipp Kohlschreiber Preview, Head to Head and Prediction

Denis Shapovalov will be up against Philipp Kohlschreiber in the first round of the Wimbledon. The duo have not met in the past and therefore will be meeting for the first time.

Denis Shapovalov vs Philipp Kohlschreiber
Denis Shapovalov vs Philipp Kohlschreiber

Denis Shapovalov and Philipp Kohlschreiber will meet in the first round of the Wimbledon 2021. The Canadian will start as a favorite coming into the first round of the Wimbledon 2021.

Denis Shapovalov vs Philipp Kohlschreiber: Match Details

TournamentWimbledon 2021
MatchDenis Shapovalov vs Philipp Kohlschreiber
RoundFirst Round
Date28th June, 2021
Prize Money$67,751
VenueLondon, England
SurfaceGrass Court

Denis Shapovalov vs Philipp Kohlschreiber: Match Preview

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Denis Shapovalov

Shapovalov last played at Queen’s Club Championships where he made it to the semi finals finals. The world number 12 also played at Stuttgart Open where he lost to former US Open Champion, Marin Cilic in the 2nd round. He lost in straight sets with the score line of 5-7, 6-7. The Canadian did not play French Open this year as his shoulder was bothering him.

It will be interesting to see how Shapovalov performs in the Wimbledon 2021 considering his improved ranking and form from the last time he played at the tournament.

Kohlschreiber, on the other hand last played at the Halle Open where he reached the quarter finals. He lost to 4th seed, Andrey Rublev in straight sets with the score line of 6-7, 2-6. It was a good start by the veteran in the grass court season.

The German reached the 3rd round in this year’s French Open where he lost to 10th seed, Diego Schwartzman. The Argentine defeated him in straight sets with the score line of 6-4, 6-2, 6-1. It will be interesting to see how the world number 115 performs in the coming week.

Denis Shapovalov vs Philipp Kohlschreiber: Head to Head

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Philipp Kohlschreiber

The duo have not met in the past. This meeting will decide who gets to have a lead in the head to head tally.

Denis Shapovalov vs Philipp Kohlschreiber: Prediction

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Denis Shapovalov

Kohlchreiber may pose some challenges for Shapovalov but the Canadian should be able to tackle it. So, according to the most recent form and consisteny, Shapovalov is most likely to win the encounter.

Match Prediction: Denis Shapovalov to win in 3 sets.

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