Alexander Zverev will be up against Jenson Brooksby in the second round of the BNP Paribas Open. Zverev is ranked 4th in the world while Brooksby is the World No.79.
Alexander Zverev vs Jenson Brooksby: Match Details
- Tournament: Indian Wells Open 2021
- Match: Alexander Zverev vs Jenson Brooksby
- Round: 2nd Round
- Date: 10th October 2021
- Prize Money: $29,045
- Surface: Outdoor hard court
Alexander Zverev vs Jenson Brooksby: Preview
Third seed Alexander Zverev has been one of the best players this season. He reached the quarterfinal of the Australian Open and then won the Mexican Open beating Stefanos Tsitsipas in the final. He then won the likes of Rafael Nadal, Dominic Thiem and Andrey Rublev to win the Madrid Masters. He then reached the semifinal of the French Open and Round of 16 at Wimbledon.
Moving ahead, he stunned the World No.1 Novak Djokovic at Tokyo to win the Olympic gold. He followed it up with a title victory at Cincinnati Masters and reached the semifinal of the US Open.
As for Jenson Brooksby, he is projected as USA’s next big thing. Post the Australian Open, he has tasted tremendous success on the Challenger tour and also reached the final of the Hall of Fame Tennis Championships. He also reached the semifinal of the Washington Open before making it to the Round of 16 at Flushing Meadows where he took a set off top seed Novak Djokovic.
Alexander Zverev vs Jenson Brooksby: Head-to-Head
This will be the first meeting between the duo. They haven’t met on tour yet and hence their H2H stands deadlock at 0-0.
Alexander Zverev vs Jenson Brooksby: Prediction
Zverev walks into the match as a huge favorite to win it. The German has had one of the best season where he has already won two masters title and an Olympic gold. He has reached the semifinals of 3 grandslams this season and is also one of the strongest contenders to win the title in Indian Wells this week.
But Brooksby will also fancy his chances as he’s gotten the better of some big names in the last 2 months. Expect a very tight match with Zverev edging past Brooksby.
Prediction: Zverev to win in straight sets.
Alexander Zverev vs Jenson Brooksby: Broadcast and Live stream details
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