In the Quarter-Finals of the Men’s Singles at the Tokyo Olympics 2020, World No. 5 and the 4th-seeded Alexander Zverev from Germany will be up against World No. 68 Jeremy Chardy from France.
Alexander Zverev vs Jeremy Chardy: Match Details
|Tournament||2020 Tokyo Olympics|
|Match||Alexander Zverev vs Jeremy Chardy|
|Date||29 July 2021|
Alexander Zverev vs Jeremy Chardy: Preview
Alexander Zverev continues his dream debut at the Olympics as he moves into the last-8 of the mega-sports event. Zverev was up against Georgian Nikoloz Basilashvili in the 3rd round and went on to defeat him 6-4, 7-6(5) in 1 hour and 38 minutes to register his 3rd consecutive straight-set victory in his week at the Olympics so far.
Zverev aced his way into the quarters, displaying a great service game against Nikoloz. Zverev hit 11 aces without a single double fault. He had a 100% return on the 2nd serve and converted both the break-points available to him. He won a total of 75 points while Nikoloz managed 56 as the big German played a great match against the Georgian.
Jeremy Chardy makes the most of his Olympics debut as the 34-year old ends the British tennis challenge at the Olympics defeating Liam Broady in the 3rd round to reach the quarter-finals. Chardy defeated Broady 7-6(3), 4-6, 6-1 in 2 hours and 37 minutes to become the 2nd Frenchman to move into this year’s Men’s Singles quarter-finals along with Ugo Humbert.
Chardy had a good service game and combined it with his big forehand to prevail against Broady who had to bite the dust due to his more forced errors. Chardy registered his 2nd consecutive 3-set victory at this year’s Olympics after coming on top against Russian Olympic Committee’s Aslan Karatsev in the 2nd round.
Alexander Zverev vs Jeremy Chardy: Head to Head
This will be the 6th meeting between the duo who will face on the Hardcourts for the 3rd time. The duo also met in the 2nd round Men’s Doubles where Zverev and his partner Jan-Lennard Struff defeated Chardy and Gael Monfils in straight-sets. In the Singles head-to-head tie, Zverev currently leads 4-1 after losing in their first-ever meeting.
Alexander Zverev vs Jeremy Chardy: Prediction
Chardy will come into the clash with a career Hardcourt record of 157-144 and is 12-6 on the surface for the season having a 21-16 record for the season across all surfaces. Zverev will take the court as the favourite with a career hardcourt record of 126-28 and is 12-4 on the surface for the season having gone 30-11 across all surfaces this year.
Prediction: Alexander Zverev to win in 3-sets.